Jerky and Dried Meats Grows 187% as COVID-19 Drives Demand for Long-Lasting Food
22 April 2020
As a result of the coronavirus outbreak, many consumers are concerned about the availability of fresh and frozen meat and poultry. This has led to increased demand for jerky and other dried meat products as an alternative protein source during self-isolation.Meat Snack Manufacturers like Country Archer, Conagra, Krave and Chomps are all seeing experiencing extraordinary demand for their shelf-stable protein products. Country Archer has responded to the COVID-19 crisis by donating beef jerky to the LA Unified School District’s 64 food centers while Chomp is planning to launch its products in Kroger. Meijer and Whole Foods stores to allow more consumers to access its products.
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