A large part of the food we eat by boat to Sweden. For example, huge quantities of bananas and other fruit to the port of Helsingborg every day.
and the short shelf life makes the situation worrisome for the bananas.
According to Jens Falkvall, ceo of Banankompaniet, it is estimated that the existing inventory to meet the demand of the week.
”Right now it is the season of bananas. We can barely fill the demand that already exists today, if there will be a shortage, it can be tagged very quickly,” he says to DI.
to solve the shortage would be to ship the fruit to ports in Europe and get it with the truck.
the Conflict between Swedish ports and Hamnarbetarförbundet comes to the issue of the collective agreement for the dockers and has been going on for several years. The first punktstrejkerna as a result of the conflict began on 23 January.