A large number of dairy cows died of heatstroke in South Korea, and merchants queued up to buy cream

A large number of dairy cows died of heatstroke in South Korea, and merchants queued up to buy cream

On sale! Double the price! Many cows die here from heatstroke, and vendors are lining up to buy ice cream

In Korea, the new year, the peak of cake consumption, is approaching, but many companies are not satisfied with the lack of ice cream.

By the end of the year, sales of Korean pastries tripled or quadrupled on weekdays, and bakeries thrived. However, reporters noted that three or four days ago, there were many emails on the Korean Internet asking for ice cream every day. No cream. "

The main reason for the lack of ice cream in Korea is the declining supply of raw milk. Dairy cattle raised in Korea are mostly cold and heat resistant Holstein cattle. High temperatures continued in summer and fall, and many dairy cows died from heatstroke, but this was not the case for a decade. At the same time, high temperatures reduce the appetite of dairy cows and reduce milk production. Since June this year, milk production in Korea has continued to decline. At present, the price of a standard 500 ml ice cream box has more than doubled, from about 19 yuan to a maximum of 54 yuan.

Bakery chains often have tight sourcing systems and a relatively stable supply of ice cream. However, in recent years, Koreans have favored small and medium-sized bakeries with new and unique styles over chain stores with more established pastry styles, and the companies themselves have had a bigger impact this time around. Due to the short shelf life of ice cream, it is difficult to store in large quantities and traders can only buy it when needed.

Today, dairy companies in many parts of Korea regularly run out of ice cream and online stores, and supermarkets are short. In some areas, supermarkets even have to wait in long lines to get ice cream. Many traders argue that now they can only refuse a few orders or just increase the price of the cake.

Over the past two years, people have been spending more and more time at home and more and more people are baking cakes at home, which has increased the consumption of ice. Recently, anti-epidemic measures have increased in Korea, and more and more people are choosing to hold events at home to celebrate the festival, and the demand for cakes is steadily increasing. The chairman of the Korean Confectionery Association said there is currently a shortage of ice cream. With New Year's, spring festivals, and other holidays, a small supply of Korean ice cream can last well into the following spring.
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