RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Reflecting the closure of establishments due to measures to tackle the second wave of Covid-19, consumption in restaurants, bars, snack bars and bakeries dropped by 34.2% in March when compared to pre-pandemic levels in the same period. In contrast, supermarket consumption recorded a 7.3% increase in March.
The survey is conducted by the Research Institute Foundation (FIPE) based on payments made using food and meal tickets of the Alelo brand throughout the country. The survey variation is measured against same period results in 2019, since the aim is to compare with the . . .