– The biggest challenge for the pasta industry is the instability and unpredictability of market conditions, which are caused by high inflation, the lack of regulation of energy and gas prices for future periods, an increase in the prices of all production components, including egg mass prices, an increase in the minimum wage, an increase in financial costs, the announced multiple increase in gas prices – mentioned the problems of this industry, Marek Dąbrowski, president of the Polish Chamber of Pasta, in an interview with the Food Portal.
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President of PIM: Many producers are considering temporarily suspending pasta production
Marek Dąbrowski revealed that there is a nervous atmosphere among pasta producers, they plan production in short periods, e.g. monthly. – Many manufacturers are considering stopping production temporarily in a period of soaring prices of materials, raw materials and energy, co can disrupt the supply chain and cause temporary shortages of pasta on the shelves – said the president of the Polish Chamber of Pasta.
Marek Dąbrowski added that the war in Ukraine introduced large turbulences on the commodity markets, especially on the wheat market. – Currently, we have a lot of uncertainty as to the further market situation and fluctuations in the level of costs. The price increase of all components can be very large – he emphasized.
The pasta industry has a problem. There was an appeal to the government. “We are still waiting for an answer”
At the beginning of September, the Polish Chamber of Pasta together with the Polish Association of Employers of the Cereal and Milling Industry issued an appeal to the Minister of State Assets Jacek Sasin to “start a dialogue on the challenges in the pasta and milling industries in the light of rising electricity, fuel and gas prices”.-
“The biggest challenge for our industries is currently maintaining product rotation and maintaining the continuity of the supply chain after the increase in electricity, fuel and gas prices, i.e. key factors in the production of noodles, which involves the need to take steps to introduce the necessary legislative changes. guaranteeing producers, food processors and food distributors, “we read. You can read the full appeal HERE.
The president of the Polish Chamber of Pasta said in an interview with the Food Portal that he was still waiting for a response from the government.
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