Giant Food Announces Donation of Essential Supplies Valued at $2 Million During COVID-19 Pandemic Plus Financial Donation of $550,000 Raised From “Lend a Hand for Hunger” Holiday Program

January 4, 2021 Giant Food

Giant Food, the leading greater Washington D.C. regional grocery chain, announces a donation of toilet paper and hand sanitizer valued at $2 million dollars to eleven local nonprofit organizations.

Fresh Foods Consumers Relay New Pandemic-Driven Perspectives

The COVID-19 pandemic has been a giant learning experience about many things — and one of these is how consumer perspectives are shifting.

Floriculture Market to Grow Over $15 Billion Amid Pandemic Spread

December 24, 2020 Technavio

“One of the primary growth drivers for this market is the increase in online flower sales,” says a senior analyst for the Industrials industry at Technavio. As the markets recover, Technavio expects the floriculture market size to grow by USD 15.20 billion during the period 2020-2024.

Poll Shows Consumers Craving More Baked Goods During Pandemic

According to a nationwide survey conducted by The Harris Poll and commissioned by General Mills Foodservice, more than one in four Americans (28 percent) are eating more baked goods as a result of the pandemic over the past six months. Items such as cookies (57 percent), bread (50 percent) and cake (42 percent) top the list of baked goods Americans have been eating as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic over the past six months.

FMI Releases Resources on COVID-19 Pandemic Impact on Food Prices

October 15, 2020 FMI

FMI—The Food Industry Association today releases a web experience that explains how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected grocery prices more than nearly any other category of consumer spending. In April, the Consumer Price Index for food at-home posted its largest monthly increase since February 1974 and grocery prices are up 5.6% for the period June 2019 to June 2020.