Heinz and the Campbell Soup Company have seen increased sales due to demand for store-cupboard staples with long shelf-lives. Not only has the Coronavirus caused food-insecurity, but processed food also holds a comfort factor and can evoke nostalgia.
Shoppers buy more processed food
IKEA India is looking to boost sustainability and cut prices in India through using local wood, including bamboo and Sheesham (also known as Indian Rosewood), instead of importing wood from Europe.
Having seen sales fall over the lockdown period, Pret has launched a monthly coffee subscription service to try and attract customers back to quiet stores.