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Succos supplies affected?
« on: April 19, 2020, 03:14:32 PM »
Can we see issues come up with esrogim/lulavim being that so many come from abroad?

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Re: Succos supplies affected?
« Reply #1 on: April 19, 2020, 03:16:05 PM »
Even if there aren't issues, it will be given as a reason for high prices...

Either way, that's too far from now to predict.
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Re: Succos supplies affected?
« Reply #2 on: April 19, 2020, 03:23:27 PM »
Even if there aren't issues, it will be given as a reason for high prices...

Either way, that's too far from now to predict.

yea but everyone will get a basic set if shuls are still closed since no need to show off.

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Re: Succos supplies affected?
« Reply #3 on: April 19, 2020, 03:24:56 PM »
And the first day is Shabbos.

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Re: Succos supplies affected?
« Reply #4 on: April 19, 2020, 03:25:35 PM »
yea but everyone will get a basic set if shuls are still closed since no need to show off.
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Re: Succos supplies affected?
« Reply #5 on: April 19, 2020, 05:14:04 PM »
yea but everyone will get a basic set if shuls are still closed since no need to show off.

Great, better availability of nicer sets for those who wanna be mehader lishma.
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Re: Succos supplies affected?
« Reply #6 on: April 19, 2020, 11:41:20 PM »
Look in Msí Sukkah chapter 4 mishna 4 regarding rabbanim making a takana to stay home rather than taking lulav to bais hamikdash

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Re: Succos supplies affected?
« Reply #7 on: April 19, 2020, 11:50:40 PM »
Heard that Italian Esrogim won't be effected, since Calabria where they grow is on Italy's southern tip at the other end of the outbreak.

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Re: Succos supplies affected?
« Reply #8 on: April 19, 2020, 11:53:41 PM »
Not sure about sukkos. But food basics might be a shortage in the next few weeks. Spoke today to a large distributor his words.

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Re: Succos supplies affected?
« Reply #9 on: April 19, 2020, 11:57:18 PM »
Not sure about sukkos. But food basics might be a shortage in the next few weeks. Spoke today to a large distributor his words.
If you say so... hard to believe that if until now there was no shortage then itís only getting better Bh...
Or am I dreaming...?

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Re: Succos supplies affected?
« Reply #10 on: April 19, 2020, 11:58:02 PM »
If you say so... hard to believe that if until now there was no shortage then itís only getting better Bh...
Or am I dreaming...?
Probably due to plants shutting down, low amount of truckers etc vs a real food shortage.

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Re: Succos supplies affected?
« Reply #11 on: April 20, 2020, 12:02:44 AM »
Probably due to plants shutting down, low amount of truckers etc vs a real food shortage.
Yup. People are sick.
No truckers manufacturers are closed or operating at minimal capacity.
Least will have is increased price for food or worst case scenario non at all.

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Re: Succos supplies affected?
« Reply #12 on: April 20, 2020, 12:05:50 AM »
If you say so... hard to believe that if until now there was no shortage then itís only getting better Bh...
Or am I dreaming...?
The distributions still had/have in stock shelf stable items to last 2-3 months but if there is no new products delivered. Then will feel it in our own local grocery stores.

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Re: Succos supplies affected?
« Reply #13 on: April 20, 2020, 01:07:16 AM »
Heard that Italian Esrogim won't be effected, since Calabria where they grow is on Italy's southern tip at the other end of the outbreak.
Last I checked the death rate for the esrogim were very low so the supply should not be affected.

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Re: Succos supplies affected?
« Reply #14 on: April 20, 2020, 01:15:14 AM »
Last I checked the death rate for the esrogim were very low so the supply should not be affected.
Also given that Esrogim tend to cut themselves off the tree and then nicely pack themselves into boxes and onto shipping containers, without any human intervention, they probably won't be affected. Another plus is that the stay home orders were given only to humans, fruits got a waiver. All in all things look positive B"h.