Food Supply Chains and Covid-19
When Covid-19 first began to engulf Europe, and some rushed to the supermarkets to stockpile, others hit the keyboards.
Online food shopping and delivery sales have spiked, especially among groups of consumers that were previously underrepresented in the online grocery industry.
Before the coronavirus, online grocery shopping was most common among urban millennials, and while this is still the case, the pandemic has driven other consumers into the market.
Picnic, Flaschenpost & Co. are benefiting from the Corona crisis, but can barely cope with the rush. Logistics service providers such as everstox have also experienced enormous growth and are serving the sharp rise in demand for direct-to-consumer brands.
”We had an uplift of more than 100% from one day to the other.Christpoher MessinaFlaschenpost