“The tree nursery sector calmed down considerably in autumn 2022”

The tree nursery sector calmed down considerably in autumn 2022. The craziness of the previous 1.5 12 months by which gross sales information had been damaged is over. What stays is a considerably extra cautious market akin to the scenario in 2019, by which container-growing firms are having a considerably more durable time than forest and hedge planting.

That is based on Van Oers Agro’s annual Tree Nursery Sector Replace. Variations between the businesses have elevated. Growers of visible merchandise discover that backyard facilities nonetheless have loads of inventory and that main shopper promotions are on the again burner as a consequence of excessive inflation and declining shopper confidence. This results in excessive inventory positions on the finish of the calendar 12 months. Nonetheless, there are additionally firms that appear to be little affected by falling demand. Typically, there’s nonetheless sufficient monetary room to get via the season.

Gross sales of buying and selling firms are down 10% to twenty% in comparison with autumn 2021. Later within the report, you’ll be able to learn which markets skilled the largest fluctuations. The tentative conclusion is that the manufacturers are heading for a interval of surplus crops. It’s as much as growers to be resourceful and make the appropriate selections in rising plans, advertising, pricing, and employment.

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