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Offline Bakersdozen

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Potential for shortages of sugar
« on: March 28, 2024, 10:58:12 am »
I really get annoyed when there is a mad rush and stock piling of items like toilet paper or meat products at the store. The panic caused by these events during Covid is still vivid in my memory.  That being said, I just read that as a result of the Francis Scott Key bridge being hit by the cargo ship in Baltimore there could be an impact on sugar shipments, as well as coal and cars.  There is the potential for delays and price increases as the shipping industry finds new routes. We saw some inconveniences last year when a cargo ship blocked the Suez Canal. I would hate to see beekeepers caught in a sugar shortage or price hike when they need to feed. Please, don't think that I am only thinking of my inconveniences when six people are missing and presumed dead.