Heavy forward buying of canned sweetcorn by German retail buyers in Hungary may leave the country's packers exposed when they come to ship the product. With the central European prices so much lower, it means that French and Italian offers have not been accepted by the Germans, whose faith appears unshakeable. In the UK all sweetcorn business has been written ­ prices are likely to firm, particularly in catering sizes, since there is no slack. {{PROVISIONS }}