Covid:Coldiretti Puglia,crisi 18% companies from stop restaurants – puglia

(ansa) – bari, 07 apr – on almost one farm on five (18)% weighs the reduction of the demand for products provoked above all by the collapse of tourism and the cut of the purchases from the 20 thousand bars, restaurants and pizzerias forced to close in puglia and more than four farms on ten (40.8%) have not received any state economic support, European or other forms of help. Is what emerges from the analysis of istat data coldiretti relative to the period between 2020 and 2021. “among the concerns – the association explains – emerges the impact of the increase of production costs (7.5%) regarding raw materials, from energy products to livestock food, while 6.9% signals the lack of liquidity to cope with current expenses.

A scenario with 9.5% of farms that believes that it is not possible to return to the situation before the covid emergency.”