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Butter: market proves more resilient this time round

November 25, 2020 1:00 PM, Der AUDITOR
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FRANKFURT/BRUSSELS. Although it looks as though tougher lockdown measures will be implemented in Germany, the bulk butter market is evidently learning how to deal with the pandemic. The second coronavirus wave continues to have a strong hold on Europe with implications for the butter market.

Run on supermarkets continues

Although France is preparing to lift lockdown restrictions in the run up to Christmas and the UK will also relax measures over Christmas, bars, restaurants and cafes can only offer takeaways in most countries in Europe, large gatherings are not taking place and travel is restricted. This situation naturally spells disaster for the food service industry. And yet, some trends have been accelerated. Demand for prepared meals consumed at home has, for instance, risen sharply. Unlike during the lockdown in spring, caterers also appear to be

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