‘Cereal will be more expensive due to shortage of brazil nuts’
By failed harvests, there is a worldwide shortage of brazil nuts. Experts expect that supermarkets and manufacturers are the implications of this will notice because the price of this ingredient for cereals, raisins / nuts and granola bars in the past few months with over 60 percent has increased.
“The market for brazil nuts is one of the worst in decades,” says the Rotterdam-based distributor Antares Tuesday morning in the newspaper. The industry is struggling with huge deficits and suppliers have great difficulty in making their contracts to comply.
Because of a long drought in the Amazon basin have rapers only one-third of their normal harvest is collected. Therefore, there are much fewer brazil nuts available for export.
According to the newspaper, it is difficult to make the brazil nut tree grow, because the environment in different strands of requirements.