As much as 70 per cent of farm and factory workers are currently unable to go to work because of the virus.
“We do expect the supply chain issues will continue for at least 12 months,” Retailers Association spokeswoman Fleur Brown told 7 News.
“However, they are critical at the moment. They will ease a little as we get over the Omicron curve.”
AMIC CEO Patrick Hutchinson said there are now “hundreds and hundreds of staff” on Australia’s east coast that are unable to work because of Covid-19.
So got one for you @JavierGoya7
I work for a large institutional food service operation, 27,000 meals a day
We're having to begin contingency planning because SYSCO cannot guarantee product anymore
Sysco supplies EVERYONE, this is probably the biggest news I've heard yet
— Bjorn Ironsights (@BjornIronsights) January 4, 2022