Photos of shelves fully stocked at supermarkets in Canada are the good news we need right now
With the COVID-19 situation only seeming more and more dreadful by the day, photos of fully stocked shelves at supermarkets across the country are a welcome sight for sore eyes.
The food chain has maintained itself in the wake of stockpiling shoppers, however, and the relief of seeing a fully-stocked shelf is comparable to a beautiful sunset or a moving painting.
Visited a Costco this morning, where most shelves were empty on the weekend...— The Food Professor (@FoodProfessor) March 18, 2020
Trust the food supply chain. pic.twitter.com/y9tR6x0O3d
Shelves were completely empty on Friday, fully stocked today up here in Canada. pic.twitter.com/ZenIPvXfia— #FinsUP🐬 (@Montrealdolfan) March 15, 2020
"First and foremost. Do not worry. We are not running out of food or essential supplies," said Executive Chairman Galen Weston while noting that supply chains had already begun to normalize.
I finally had to go to the store. Yes, there were empty shelves. There were also a lot of full shelves. It made extremely grateful to the people producing, shipping, stocking, selling, and managing the food supply in our country. #SupplyChain #Canada pic.twitter.com/8l1O3R74T7— Chris Bassett (@global_bassett) March 19, 2020
He said that besides hand sanitizer, food and most essential household items were being prioritized for restock and many were already back on the shelves.
Great visit to @Sobeys today. Almost everything available and even toilet paper was on sale. A huge thank you to everyone at working around the clock in grocery stores across Canada. You are truly appreciated! pic.twitter.com/KiSmXSpA5t— Tyler Cameron (@tylercameron) March 19, 2020
Over the past week, many Canadian supermarkets have also created special shopping hours for the elderly and vulnerable people to shop without crowds.
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