The coronavirus pandemic poses an immense challenge to foodservice businesses, and brings difficult decisions around profitability and resilience into sharp focus.
With 81% of accommodation and foodservice businesses currently closed, we’re committed to providing the industry with targeted and effective support during these extraordinary times.
In times of crisis it can help to ensure you are engaging with the latest information. Visit this page for up-to-date COVID-19 news that affects the foodservice sector.
Right now we know you are having to make some very tough decisions. This page provides practical, up-to-date information about available financial support including how to claim.
People are the bedrock of any sustainable foodservice business. If you have been made redundant or are currently on furlough, look on this page for mental health support links and job opportunities.
We have been in touch with some of Food Made Good’s redistribution supplier members and partners to get the lowdown on rescuing food from those that have closed for business or are operating a delivery service for the first time and endeavoring to get the quantities right.
The Government guidelines specifically state: Takeaway and delivery facilities should remain open and operational. Operators already providing a takeaway and/or delivery service are free to continue. Any operator can offer this service provided they do so within the guidelines:
There are a number of potential scenarios for an end to the lockdown, from a very slow phased re-opening that starts relatively soon through to an almost total return to ‘normal’, that would come much later. On this page we will provide practical advise to ensure you are prepared to re-open safely and sustainably.
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