COVID-19 TRACKER: latest impact on food

Food Foundation analysis: how is COVID-19 impacting our food system, and how will that affect citizens in the UK?

COVID-19 Tracker

The Big Picture: How is COVID-19 affecting how we feed ourselves?

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COVID-19 is having a significant impact on the UK food system and how we feed ourselves. To understand what this will mean for citizens, we’ll be monitoring trajectories for these variables:

  • Food prices
  • Infection and mortality rates
  • Fruit and vegetable sales
  • Social cohesion and food poverty

Follow system-wide developments here as we track shifting challenges and demands, and look at how coronavirus-driven change is reflected in the food system.

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  • Fruit and vegetables: how is COVID-19 affecting availability and people’s access to fruit and veg?

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