The next product is in danger of becoming scarce: Here, too, you may soon find yourself in front of empty shelves in the supermarket

Manufacturers are therefore currently waiting for a new crop from Canada in order to avoid bottlenecks and further price increases as far as possible. According to Durach, the brown mustard seeds that are needed for the Dijon mustard, which is particularly popular in France, or the sweet mustard that is very common in Bavaria, are currently in particularly short supply.

“The cost pressure is particularly high for sweet mustard because, in addition to the increases in mustard seed, packaging and energy, the price of sugar has more than doubled within a year,” said Händlmaier’s managing director, Franz Wunderlich, to the LZ.

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