Carbs are king: cereals sales surged amid pandemic panic buying, new data shows

Posted by on June 19, 2021 4:00 pm
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Australian Bureau of Statistics reveals cereals spiked by 40% in March 2020, at the start of the Covid-19 outbreak

When the panic set in at the start of the pandemic, Australians rushed out and bought a whole lot of carbs, new food sales data reveals.

Sales of cereals – which include pasta, rice and flour – spiked by 40% in March 2020 compared with the month prior as people stocked up for the first of the Covid-19 lockdowns, the figures show.

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