• Americans Bought More Beans, Disinfectants and Oat Milk to Prepare for the Coronavirus Pandemic

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    As Americans hunkered down at home to protect themselves from the spread of novel coronavirus last week, they filled their pantries with toilet paper , sanitizing products and...oat milk?
    The milk alternative surged in U.S. sales by 477% during the week ending March 14 compared to the same period last year-one of the biggest increases of any food product, according to new data compiled by Nielsen. During ordinary times, this increase might seem to have been caused by the milk alternative's trendiness. But during a pandemic, consumers might have had more practical concerns. Oat milk is...
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