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Friday Round-up (4/3/20): Rising Unemployment, the CARES Act and more COVID-19 Updates


Every week FoodLogiQ will be aggregating the latest updates and resources for food businesses navigating the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic. Learn how the industry is adapting to protect and feed consumers while building resilience in the face of global crisis.

The U.S. has benefited from nearly a decade of employment gains following the historic financial crisis of 2008. However, unemployment numbers reported at the end of March 2020 ended this trend, painting a worrisome picture for the workers and industries most acutely impacted by the unfolding coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic; According to an update from NPR, the U.S. unemployment rate now stands at 4.4%, with 701,000 jobs lost in March alone - and economists are warning that this may only be the beginning. The restaurant industry in particular continues to feel the full force of economic turns taking place as a result of the coronavirus health crisis.

7 Ways FoodLogiQ Customers are Minimizing Risk During COVID-19

Don't miss FoodLogiQ's upcoming webinar on how to adapt to new priorities in the face of the global COVID-19 crisis.

The COVID-19 pandemic has initiated unprecedented change in the food supply chain. Health guidance and local policies are shifting daily to suppress virus transmission throughout the United States, leaving food businesses to develop and enforce new operational programs overnight.

FoodLogiQ Customers Named to NRN's 50 Most Influential Women in FoodService List


On Monday, March 30, the Nation’s Restaurant News published its 2020 Power List of the 50 Most Influential Women in Foodservice. Selected by the publication’s editors, these executives, chefs, technology experts, marketing gurus and bold thinkers are driving the foodservice industry forward.

Introducing the FoodLogiQ Idea Exchange


Customer feedback and collaboration has been incredibly important to FoodLogiQ since our inception. We believe that listening to what our customers have to say is essential to continuously building and providing an amazing product. And we’re not alone - more and more emphasis is being placed on the importance of customer insights in product development across the industry.

Friday Round-up (3/27/20): COVID-19 Stimulus Package and More


Every week FoodLogiQ will be aggregating the latest updates and resources for food businesses navigating the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic. Learn how the industry is adapting to protect and feed consumers while building resilience in the face of global crisis.

The United States became the center of the coronavirus pandemic this week, with the most confirmed cases of any country in the world as of March 26th, 2020. To date, it is reported that more than 550,000 people have contracted the virus and at least 26,000 have died worldwide. As the country grapples with the exponential growth of cases in numerous hot spots like New York City, Detroit and New Orleans, food businesses continue to coordinate with local health departments to safeguard the public. Businesses across the industry are pivoting to implement COVID-19 rapid response programs and communications plans.