How fresh food markets are avoiding Australia’s crippling supply chain crisis

Covid is causing major issues for supermarket chains but market stall operators work differently, operators say

Markets have plenty of fresh fruit, vegetables and meat available and have largely avoided the supply chain crisis that has stripped shelves bare at the big supermarket chains, according to operators and farmers.

Supermarket distribution centres have suffered staff shortages caused by the Omicron wave that has forced as many as a quarter of their workers to isolate, prompting Coles and Woolworths to reinstate purchase limits on some products after panic buying emptied shelves.

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from Coronavirus | The Guardian
via COVID-19 Alerts

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