Archive for September, 2021

Sep 30 2021

Dave’s Weekly Market Update

Good afternoon to all! Eggs: The egg market has remained stable, but inventories are building, and the next move will probably be downward. The opposite applies to processed egg products. Due to seasonal demand, breaking stock (which are used by the processors) are up and prices are rising on liquid and frozen egg items. Butter: This week,

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Sep 16 2021


Good afternoon to all Product availability. What can I say? In my 40+ years of doing this, I’ve never seen anything like this in the supply chain.  Multiple problems are at play. To start, manufacturers cannot get enough help to run their operations, whether they are processing raw materials or producing finished products. We are also experiencing

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Sep 10 2021

Industry News: Container Shipping: Record Delays, Record Profits

From Friday, September 10, 2021   As ports and hinterland transport struggle to keep up, delays at ports are soaking up capacity leading to frustration on the shippers’ side and leaving carriers struggling to keep up all the while making record profits, shipping organization BIMCO reports. Drivers of demand and freight rates The container

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