Working from home, dinner for one and less density will dramatically change our behaviour around food, according to this article in the Harvard Business Review.
The Covid-19 crisis is, of course, changing everyone’s life at once — and anyone who’s been to a grocery store can bear witness to the industry’s whiplash. During one week in March, US grocery store sales spiked 77% over the previous year, while restaurant sales declined by 66%. In late April, grocery sales were still running 8% above average, with restaurants down 48%.
Now, with the majority of US states poised to reopen businesses, everyone is wondering what the “new normal” will look like when it comes to shopping, cooking, and eating.