The current COVID situation has taught us a lot and one of the main things which a lot of health and fitness conscious Indians adapted to rapidly in the lockdown was eating healthy food, even going as far as to look for healthier snacking options. During the lockdown, as restaurants and other food outlets were closed, a majority of the population gave up the idea of eating/ordering junk food and focused more on healthier meals. Among many lifestyle changes noticed, one major one is snacking and indeed our food habits to a great extent.
During the lockdown and post reopening, many grocery stores reported a huge number of customers buying snacks in double triple amounts in comparison to their early purchase.
In the March issue of Progressive Grocer, we deep dive into how snacks as a category has evolved and how emerging, new players are revamping the industry – especially. Even after the pandemic is over, this trend is predicted to stay in vogue.
Aside from this, we also bring you a look at an emerging, progressive grocer – YESS, Your Everyday Super Store – who’s completing changing the idea that grocery shopping is a boring chore. For FAQs pertaining to shift in market dynamics, consumer sentiments and on all things related to food & grocery, do log on to our website, www.indiaretailing.com