To help assist, inform and educate its members and the food and beverage industry in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Madison, Wis.-based International Dairy-Deli-Bakery Association (IDDBA) said it is releasing weekly updates with a specific focus on the bakery, dairy, deli meat, deli cheese and deli-prepared sectors.

Grocery sales are experiencing unprecedented spikes in sales, along with shifting buying patterns, according to the first edition in the report series. The IDDBA series is based on analysis of data from Chicago-based market research firm IRI by 210 Analytics of San Antonio. The first edition is accessible here.