Five Ways COVID-19 Has Changed The Food Business

June 22, 2020

Fast Company notes key trends impacting the food business that have emerged since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. Consumers are making different decisions in the ways they purchase food. The publication identified five trends:

  1. Consumers are considering food's functional benefits for health and immunity purposes
  2. Shoppers are increasingly purchasing meat substitutes
  3. Home-delivered meal kits are on the rise
  4. People are craving human and emotional connections
  5. Consumers prize high-quality and convenience, especially in food delivery service