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Urner Barry's Coronavirus Special Report - Volume IV
The global COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted consumer behavior, distribution, production, and market prices in a way we have never seen before. Now, as reopening efforts are underway, the latest business environment is a completely new venture for the food industry with its own learning curve. Both retail and foodservice have been forced to make sweeping changes in their respective sectors and adaptability remains key. Production setbacks were arguably one of the biggest challenges the meat industry faced in the last few months of the pandemic, but capacity has since largely returned to normal.
As we near the end of summer, seasonal shifts are also in play...
PODCAST: Jack of All Trades - Mike Nesbitt, UK Beef and Shrimp Reporter
In this episode, Laura interviews UK Beef and Shrimp Market Reporter Mike Nesbitt. They discuss transparency with Vannamei shrimp, expansion to UK Beef reporting, Trade Flows, and more...
Urner Barry's Coronavirus Special Report - Volume III
The global COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted consumer behavior, distribution, production, and market prices in a way we have never seen before. From stay-at-home directives that spurred a run on retail while foodservice operations were limited or halted all-together, to production cutbacks caused by labor shortages at the plant level, the industry has had much to contend with over the past several months.
Now, as many states have begun reopening phases, the industry is making strides in returning to a more “normal” business environment—however the face of this new normal will likely look a bit different...
ANALYSIS: April Shrimp Imports Increase 6.2 Percent
April imports were released today and showed another increase over the same month last year, continuing the trend set in the first three months. The data showed a 6.2 percent increase over last April to 113.822 million pounds. Urner Barry Consulting expectations were in-line with actual figures against some others that believed imports would fall because of shutdowns across the globe.
Of our top five trade partners, gains from the consensus top two, India (+25.2%) and Indonesia (+44.6%) overpowered less shipments from Ecuador (-30.9%), Vietnam (-10.5%), and Thailand (-5.9%)...
Sysco’s Cutting Edge Solutions Announces Additional Product Offerings
Sysco Corporation, the leading global foodservice distribution company, announced the availability of nine new products exclusively for customers through its Cutting Edge Solutions platform.
Designed to enable customers to succeed by differentiating themselves in an evolving and competitive business environment, Cutting Edge Solutions products are sourced from leading and up-and-coming suppliers and assists customers with refreshing their menus, driving increased traffic and streamlining back-of-house operations. Since its inception in October 2015, Cutting Edge Solutions has delivered...
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