Top 12 Foods Americans Are Stocking Up On Amid Coronavirus
You've seen the supermarket shelves emptier than you ever have, probably, in your entire life.
The coronoavirus has everyone rushing to the grocery store to stock up on essentials should there be a food and goods shortage as a result. Besides the obvious non-perishable items, what is everyone buying exactly?
A survey by Nielsen highlights the foods most purchased by Americans since COVID-19 starting spreading throughout the states.
- Oat milk: +347.3%
- Fresh meat alternatives: +206.4%
- Powdered milk products: +126.3%
- Dried beans: +62.9%
- Canned meat: +57.9%
- Rice: +57.5%
- Chickpeas/garbanzos: +47.3%
- Water: +42%
- Black beans: +41%
- Tuna: +31.2%
- Pretzels: +14.8%
- Kombucha: +10.1%
Some of these seem obvious, right? Canned meat, rice, tuna.... duh! Of course those sales are up. The one that's really a head-scratcher though... Kombucha? It's health benefits are undeniable, but not exactly what you'd imagine would be up significantly in sales, is it?