The Packer, Jim Offner: “Mexican grape deal collides with COVID-19 pandemic” (24/04/2020)
Operations of Mexican grape programs have been largely unaffected by COVID-19 at this point, and careful precautions are in place. This is not true on the buyer-side where there is panic and disruption of regular buying patterns. Overall, COVID-19 is causing severe uncertainty in the food and foodservices industries. Divine Flavor has communicated with its customers and partners to reassure them. Their message included the following: “Although this situation continues to evolve, we want all of our customers to know we are working vigorously to meet the needs of all during this challenging period.