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Local stores adopt a plan to combat food shortage



Horseheads, New York – As local supermarkets are straining to fill the shelves of some frozen foods Lunchables, other drinks, and snack products, they are causing local stores to rely on private brands and store brand products to fill the spaces of the shelves.

“We must choose stores they pull from different warehouses so we can share products. We’ve just found another meat supply around that we’re working with now. It’s just a matter of maneuvering between the suppliers that you have to keep yourself in business and keep the products in stock that customers are looking for,” said David Marks, Owner, of Jubilee Foods and Save-A-Lot.

According to Marks, since the pandemic started, they’ve swapped out products between the two stores for all customers to purchase the groceries they need to feed their families.

Jubilee Foods and Save-A-Lot will focus on larger orders to get around the food shortage in their stores, as the pandemic continues.

In the coming months, you can expect more private food brands stocked on the shelves to fill the void of the items missing out of the aisles from national brands.