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The future of foodservice

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Industry body fears for the future of the foodservice industry. Image: Bigstock.
The pandemic’s impact on the foodservice industry has been cataclysmic, with venues in Victoria still forced to operate on a takeaway and/or deliver basis only under the state’s Covid-19 restrictions. But a more frightening trend in the longer-term is the reduction in people eating out post-lockdown, and the plummet in office workers grabbing lunch in CBDs around the country.  The trickle down effect on food distributors and farmers has been devastating.  A new industry body repres