How common are quality issues in the Russian fruit industry?
Disputes over quality are a frequent occurrence in the fresh fruit business. The issue is the nature and extent of the dispute, but there’s always something to say about the fruit, it’s
Why Transport Insurance Alone Isn’t Enough and the Importance of Hiring Your Own Surveyor
Transport insurance offers peace of mind by protecting suppliers from damages that may occur during shipment. For example, a loss of reefer power can cause a change in temperature within the container,
Ensure Quality Control with Your Own Surveyor
Supermarkets reject shipments between 4-8% of the time, depending on the product and the supplier’s quality control measures. While buyers do inspect the products upon arrival, relying solely on their assessment is
Why do we work with retail chains primarily?
As an agent, we are more comfortable working with retail chains than with wholesalers. Why? For several reasons. The main one is because cooperation with them is formalized and predictable. Retail chains
Our partners from Coopérative Agricole M’brouka in Russia
Earlier month our partners from Coopérative Agricole M’brouka visited us in Saint Petersburg and Moscow. Together we meet our clients, the largest Russian retail chains: Magnit, X5 Group, Lenta, O’KEY group, and Vkusvill. We also visited the Terminal
Meet Freshterra LLC, our new partner from North Macedonia.
Freshterra specializes on exporting apples: Gala, Idared, and Red Delicious.
Decrease in fruit prices
Every week BK SAS monitors the shelves of Supermarkets in Moscow and Saint-Petersburg. We have noticed that fruit prices have been dropping steadily for the past three weeks. The pictures provide a
Dixy has been importing fresh fruit one behalf of Magnit
Following the acquisition on Dixy by Magnit (Tander) in 2021, and following the wave of sanctions that hinted Russia, creating temporary difficulties for Magnit to import directly from some origins, Dixy has
Grapes from Peru and Chile are back
Every week BK SAS monitors the shelves of Supermarkets in Moscow and Saint-Petersburg. The interesting fact this week: After 2 weeks of absence due to delay in logistic, table grapes Red Globes