Demand for Packaged Food Continues as Pandemic Concerns Loom

General Mills and Conagra Brands confirm sales are spiking

Pillsbury Doughboy on $100 bill
Both General Mills and Conagra Brands have seen sales soar during the pandemic. Kacy Burdette

The longer people stay close to home, the more CPG manufacturers continue to benefit. Surging rates of new coronavirus cases, coupled with some states either pausing or reversing their reopening efforts, suggest this trend will last for the foreseeable future.

@hiebertpaul Paul Hiebert is a CPG reporter at Adweek, where he focuses on data-driven stories that help illustrate changes in consumer behavior and sentiment.