Meat and vegetable vending machines do roaring trade in coronavirus crisis

UK food producers find innovative ways to sell produce during lockdown Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage Vending machines for the Sunday roast, fish to your door and salads grown in car parks – British farmers and food producers are finding new ways to get their produce to the table during lockdown, changes that may yield benefits long after restrictions ease. Many UK farmers have been hard hit by the coronavirus crisis, despite the strong demand for fresh food. Before the lockdown, half of all food and drink was consumed outside the home, and switching from supplying big catering companies and distributors has been proving difficult. Continue reading...