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Switzerland: Pandemic boosts sales of dairy products

Published Jun 3, 2021

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The pandemic also has good sides: at retailers, the sale of Swiss milk and dairy products, especially local, fresh and organic products, increased significantly in 2020.

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The pandemic also has good sides: at retailers, the sale of Swiss milk and dairy products, especially local, fresh and organic products, increased markedly in 2020, indicates a press release dated June 2, 2021. Although Swiss milk and dairy products have been popular in recent years overall, 2020 is set to be a non-standard year for retail. Milk, cheese, yogurt or quark: the demand for almost all dairy products has increased in 2020. The reasons for this phenomenon are on the one hand teleworking and the closure of restaurants, which have pushed people to cook more, and, on the other hand, the closure of borders, which has practically prevented all shopping tourism. All of these pandemic measures have had a positive influence on the sale of Swiss dairy products. An increase for all product categories With a 15% increase from 2019, retail butter sales hit a record high. For comparison, in 2019, the increase compared to 2018 was 2.2%. The health situation has played a decisive role ...
Source: Agrihebdo
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