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Courgette Crisis

Posted : 19 January 2017

Important!

Expect big price jump,quality issues and shortages in supply from next week due to very bad weather conditions across the Europe. Main lines affected :

  • Salads (lollo,oak,endive etc.)
  • Baby leaves (spinach,rocket etc.)
  • Courgettes,cucumbers,aubergines
  • Tomatoes
  • Peppers
  • Broccoli
  • Cauliflower
  • Citrus (lemons,oranges etc)
  • Iceberg
  • Cos and baby gem

Supply issues on all Kenyan grown products also expected in coming weeks due to drought in Kenya (sugar snap,beans,baby corn etc.)
We appreciate your patience and understanding and will keep you updated on situation in due course.There's few links below for further information.


Floods, snow and ice cripple European produce supply
http://www.fruitnet.com/fpj/article/171071/floods-snow-and-ice-cripple-european-supply


Cold snap threatens Italian production

http://www.fruitnet.com/fpj/article/171009/cold-snap-threatens-italian-production

Rain dampens Spanish outlook

http://www.fruitnet.com/eurofruit/article/170951/rain-dampens-spanish-outlook

National Drought Early Warning Bulletin 

http://reliefweb.int/report/kenya/national-drought-early-warning-bulletin-january-2017



Serious drought to hit Kenya early 2017
http://buzzkenya.com/serious-drought-hit-kenya-early-2017-un/

Updated

  • Iceberg,courgette,broccoli,aubergine,yellow pepper over €20.00 now
  • Peppers,tomatoes over €15.00 now

 

Veg shortages hit retailers and consumers

http://www.fruitnet.com/fpj/article/171111/veg-shortages-hit-retailers-and-consumers

Veg and salad prices sky high as supply crisis deepens
http://www.fruitnet.com/fpj/article/171086/veg-and-salad-prices-sky-high-as-supply-crisis-deepens
Updated

  • Lollo,oak,cos,baby gem and prep lettuce
  • Asparagus
  • Aubergine
  • Courgette - extremely scarce and expensive
  • Iceberg
  • Cucumber
  • Red,yellow and mixed peppers
  • All the tomatoes
  • Broccoli

All the product above are extremely scarce and expensive (quality issues also expected)  at the moment and will by priced on a daily basis. 

We appreciate your patience and understanding and will keep you updated on situation in due course.

Prices surge as veg shortage bites 
http://www.fruitnet.com/eurofruit/article/171120/prices-surge-as-veg-shortage-bites
Europe gripped by sky-high vegetable prices

http://www.freshplaza.com/article/169588/Europe-gripped-by-sky-high-vegetable-prices

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