From field to fork: how the food and drink supply chain has been affected by coronavirus

By Nicholas Robinson contact

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Yellow tape: how is the food and drink supply chain looking during coronavirus?
Yellow tape: how is the food and drink supply chain looking during coronavirus?

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The coronavirus pandemic has struck every aspect of life across the UK and the world, but what does that mean for our food and drink supplies now – and once some form of normality resumes following the lockdown?

In this special podcast, senior editors from across specialist business-to-business publisher William Reed join forces to explore every aspect of the food and drink supply chain and what that means for the likes of makers, retailers and the hospitality sector.

For instance, is the pandemic causing problems with the supply of basic food and drink making it to the shelves of supermarkets and into hospitality venues still offering takeaway and delivery services?

Forced to shut their doors

Also, while many pubs, bars and restaurants have been forced to shut their doors, what does that actually mean for supermarkets?

Meanwhile, the spread of the virus has changed the way Brits are moving, shopping and living, but will the public ever feel confident enough to eat and drink in a pub or restaurant ever again?

In this special William Reed Food and Drink​ podcast, four expert editors give their measured thoughts on what’s happening within their specific sectors and try to determine what the future of the UK’s food and drink could look like when this is all over.

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Find out what’s really happening in the food and drink sector by listening to the podcast above or finding it on iTunes in the Apple Store.

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