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Kelly Hensel

Kelly Hensel

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    As the COVID-19 pandemic swept across the world last year, government mitigation measures limiting social gatherings placed the bullseye squarely on foodservice establishments. With dining rooms closed and consumers stuck at home, U.S. foodservice sales plummeted from $65 billion in February 2020 to $30 billion in April, according to the National Restaurant Association (NRA). (See the table on this page for a month-by-month look at the impact.) “Of all the industries in America, restaurants were…

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    Kelly Hensel is deputy managing editor, print & digital, of Food Technology magazine ([email protected]).
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