The Southern Frozen Food Association said that the coronavirus pandemic has hit several sectors hard, resulting in a deep drop in firms’ revenue. As such, the consumption of goods, including frozen food, has declined, leading to a large amount of frozen food being returned to cold storage warehouses. … [Read more...] about Frozen food importers call for port fee cuts
It rained cats and dogs
India's peak farm activity happens between April and June. This is when the winter crop - wheat, rice and pulses - is harvested and sold. It is also peak season for fruits. And it is also when farmers begin sowing the summer rain-fed crop, comprising paddy, pulses, cotton and sugarcane. "The lockdown has hit both these seasons," says Mekhala Krishnamurthy, an associate professor of sociology and anthropology at Ashoka University. … [Read more...] about Will coronavirus lockdown cause food shortages in India?