The impact of the coronavirus on Korea’s food and beverage industryWith many stuck working from home or taking classes online, meal time has now become a way to break up the monotony of a day indoors.
Simple home meal replacement, or HMR, kits are no longer cutting it, and people are looking to their favorite restaurants to up their delivery game, or if they didn’t have such services before, to start.
Will already established restaurants shut their doors? Will new ones open?
In spite of concerns, many culinary talents and investors, who had plans to open new dining spots before the coronavirus hit, are forging ahead — but, with some adjustments.