Tofu Sales Skyrocket During the Pandemic, as Consumers Search for Affordable Meat Alternatives
American grocery store shoppers became accustomed to limits on certain household staples during the first half of 2020. The quest for toilet paper, ground beef and hand sanitizer sparked panic buying and supermarket aisle scuffles, while overzealous bread bakers desperately searched for flour and a drop in carbon dioxide supply threatened the soda industry.
But the biggest surprise of this year's COVID-19 public health crisis may be a sudden outpouring of love for tofu.
Since U.S. coronavirus shutdowns began in mid-March, tofu shortages have been reported from Seattle...
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