As the globe continues to suffer under the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, the food industry sector has been through trying challenges, as well.
Quarantine protocols have disrupted the food manufacturing industry, and the closure of huge establishments in the food and hospitality sector have also significantly lowered the food demand.
In addition to this, the importation and exportation of food items have been put on hold in an effort to reduce the risk of contracting the deadly disease.
China is among the top consumers in the world that has recently banned meat imports from a handful of plants abroad, including Brazil, Canada, and the US, to name a few.
Although this may not cause a drastic financial loss to the companies, this has surely disrupted the consuming habits of the people in the country and the sales of the businesses selling these products.
Farmers across the world are also affected by the impact of the pandemic, mainly since hundreds of workers in the farms have contracted the infection, thus placing farms on lockdown for a few weeks. They have eventually suffered financially because of this.
Thankfully, there are dozens of organizations and government programs across the world that are uplifting the workers in the food and beverage industry.
In the Western hemisphere, the majority of its citizens are looking up to the farmers now more than ever, all because of their efforts to keep the nation fed amid the pandemic. European farmers, too, are being given the financial opportunity to avail of loans, thanks to the additional funding from European banks.
To top it off, the Food and Drink Federations, Agricultural Associations, Herbs & Spices Organizations, and the Food Retail industry around the world are looking forward to eradicate the coronavirus via vaccines.
It was reported that Russia, China, USA, Germany, UK, Japan and France are leading the way to vanquish the novel coronavirus.
Let the hardworking individuals from the food manufacturing industry such as kitchenware, packaging, food processing, supermarkets, and restaurants who had contributed immensely in the global economy during the pandemic, work once more and thrive. With the impact that wreck havoc within the food manufacturing industry, it is time to bounce back next year. With the help of science, technology and the government, the global economy will grow once more and survive this pandemic.
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