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Germany – Some sugar retailers bordering Poland limiting sales [Registered]

Some German retailers are reportedly limiting sugar sales to 4kg per customer, with shops on the Polish border most likely to be affected. The limits are thought to have been introduced in shops along the Polish/German border, as Poles buying sugar in bulk often cross over to Germany to take advantage of lower prices. “Our outlets can decide how much they limit sales,” German magazine Focus quoted Edeka, the biggest retailer in the country, as saying. However, one analyst explained that supply concerns in Germany are not behind the move. “It would be clearly wrong to spread the impression that…

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