Drivers of food delivery service Meituan are seen in Shanghai, China in 2018. File photo: ReutersDrivers of food delivery service Meituan are seen in Shanghai, China in 2018. File photo: Reuters
Drivers of food delivery service Meituan are seen in Shanghai, China in 2018. File photo: Reuters

Coronavirus fears cast shadow over China’s food delivery industry, with more ordering groceries instead of meals

  • China’s booming food delivery industry is seeing fewer orders of cooked meals, with customers avoiding contact with couriers
  • Platforms are adapting with grocery deliveries and contactless delivery services

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Drivers of food delivery service Meituan are seen in Shanghai, China in 2018. File photo: ReutersDrivers of food delivery service Meituan are seen in Shanghai, China in 2018. File photo: Reuters
Drivers of food delivery service Meituan are seen in Shanghai, China in 2018. File photo: Reuters
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