Supermarket shoppers Purchasing foods that they have for a long time Hokkaido Kushiro Feb. 29 13:35
More and more shoppers usually visit supermarkets in Kushiro City, Hokkaido, and buy foods they have to keep in preparation for self-restraint.
Shoppers visited the supermarket “Fukuhara Hoshigaura Store” in Hoshigaura Odori, Kushiro City at the same time as opening at 10 am.
Inside the store, there were people who usually buy fresh food and others, and in order to avoid going out in the future, some people buy cup ramen, rice, frozen foods, and many other items they have on the shelf.
According to the store, shoppers usually increase by about 20% on the 29th, but in anticipation of an increase in demand due to the spread of the new coronavirus infection, it means that there are no products that can be sold out because we purchased many products. .
A woman in her 60s said, "I have some children, so I bought vegetables, meat, rice, etc. for about 10 days. I want to go out to the minimum necessary from now on."
Manager Takuya Nozaki said, "I want to respond to demand as a local lifeline."