A Stuff article.
Covid-19 created the biggest stress test of New Zealand’s food supply in generations.
The pandemic exposed weak points in our supply chain, with shortages of staple products such as flour and lettuce due to issues like panic buying and lack of packaging.
Nearly a quarter of Kiwis needed help feeding themselves and their families, many experiencing food insecurity for the first time after losing their jobs or taking pay cuts due to economic disruption.
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