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Update on the FRESHER Project

Update on the FRESHER Project

The FRESHER (Food Retail Environment Study for Health & Economic Resiliency) project has served an important role to document and record the trials and tribulations of the food retail and hospitality sector during the COVID-19 pandemic. Between lockdowns and changes in consumer behaviour, many in the sector have been devasted and forced to close, causing […]

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FRESHER Update

The Food Retail Environment Study for Health and Economic Resiliency (FRESHER) aims to identify the impacts of COVID-19 on the food industry as well as explore the impacts of government programs and policies on business owners. The information that the FRESHER team gathers will be useful to policymakers to assess the impacts of COVID-19 on the food retail sector and provide […]

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The FRESHER Project: Investigating how the pandemic has affected the retail food industry in Southwestern Ontario

The Food Retail Environment Study for Health and Economic Resiliency (FRESHER) aims to identify the impacts of COVID-19 on the food industry (fast food outlets, restaurants, grocery stores, cafes, bars, pubs and alcohol retail stores) as well as to explore the government-supported programs and policies available for business owners. The FRESHER project examines the economic […]

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