Crowd due to candy party purchases: “3000 kilos of cookies sold in one day” –

Crowd due to candy party purchases: “3000 kilos of cookies sold in one day” –

According to the position of the moon, the Sugar Fest will start on one of these days for Muslims in the Netherlands. Entrepreneurs say that after two years that should have been celebrated in a small circle due to the corona measures, a lot has been spent on the party again.

Shop windows with sweets at Yakhlaf supermarket in Amsterdam East. Customers fill transparent containers with chebakia, Moroccan honey biscuits, which are eaten during dinner.

But there are many people in both windows of the vault, where all kinds of cookies that are eaten during the feast are kept. “We sold 3,000 kilos of these biscuits in three supermarkets the day before yesterday,” says Bilal Yakhlaf, one of the partners. According to him, much more than in the corona era. “Everyone is happy that we can go again. I also notice it when I buy gifts for friends and family. It is really more extensive than before Corona.”

A little further on, in the Al-Yassamin patisserie, people come and go, often buying golden bowls with about thirty biscuits on them, as well as baklava. “Normally we cook until noon, now we go all day,” says owner Walid Essakili. “For many stores, Christmas is at our Sugar Fest.” The busiest day for them is the day before the party starts.

Source: NOS

follow:
\