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Demand for packaged sweets, dry fruits and pulses rise, likely to exceed pre-Covid levels

Demand for packaged sweets, dry fruits and pulses rise, likely to exceed pre-Covid levels
Demand for packaged sweets, dry fruits and pulses rise, likely to exceed pre-Covid levels
Dry fruit sales have already reached pre-pandemic levels as prices fell up to 30%.

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“Coronavirus has accelerated the trend of packaged food, including besan, pulses, mithai and namkin,” said Chetan Jain, director of Rajdhani Flour Mills. He said millers had reported a rapid increase in demand for packaged food and snacks.

New DELHI/PUNE: Festive demand for packaged sweets, dry fruits and pulses has risen and is likely to exceed pre-Covid-19 levels as consumers turn to hygienically packed food during the pandemic.“Coronavirus has accelerated the trend of packaged food, including besan, pulses, mithai and namkin,” said Chetan Jain, director of Rajdhani Flour Mills. He said millers had reported a rapid increase in demand for packaged food and snacks.Dry fruit sales
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