The Conversation, Author at Inside FMCG
With Victoria’s declaration of a state of disaster and imposition of Stage 4 restrictions, many Melburnians have returned to panic buying. Supermarket shelves across the city have been stripped of canned goods, fresh vegetables and meat. The meat buying, at least, makes some sense. After aged care homes, meat-p…
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