The high price of electricity “freezes” the ice cubes

This summer’s high temperatures have caught ice makers off guard. When consumer demand is greatest, there are fewer opportunities to acquire them. The mismatch between supply and demand comes from the unusual rise in the price of electricity since the end of last year. Up to six thousand euros could pay a small ice factory … Read more

The Canary Islands export ice to alleviate shortages on the peninsula

The Canary Islands remain oblivious to the lack of ice faced by the restaurant and food sectors on the peninsula. So much so that tons of this product leave daily from the Archipelago to fill the coffers of several supermarkets. Far from blaming all their ills on the heat, the pandemic and rising costs, energy … Read more