COVID-19 Food & Beverage Industry Resource Center
Find the exact tools, community and funding info you need
The food and beverage sector has been upended by unreliable supply chains, erratic consumer demand, and countless other challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic and stay-at-home orders. In fact, Hello Alice has found that food and beverage businesses applying for our COVID-19 Business for All Emergency Grants reported day-to-day operations were their biggest problem, followed by acquiring customers, growing their business, and marketing/building awareness. It’s time to find a path forward. Below, find a curated list of industry-specific resources and how-to guides designed to help you reopen your doors and get back to business.
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Apply for a COVID-19 Business for All Emergency Grant
Hello Alice is offering $10,000 grants being distributed immediately to small business owners impacted by coronavirus, as part of our broader mission to ensure Business for All. In addition to funding, grant recipients will receive ongoing support from the Hello Alice community. While there are more applications than funding, we are disbursing funding on a rolling basis and therefore continuing to review new applications.APPLY FOR A GRANT
Find Resources Specific to Food & Beverage EntrepreneursSUBMIT RESOURCES
Create a New Business Plan
COVID-19 has disrupted every business plan, for better and worse. Now is the time to take control of the future of your business by exploring opportunities, testing the waters, and investing time, money, and energy where it matters.
Reopening Safely & Reinvigorating Company Culture
Safety measures like social distancing, personal protective equipment, and temperature checks have upended the way you do business. Learn all the best practices so that employees and customers feel safe, confident, and satisfied as your business reopens.
Perfect Your E-Commerce & Adapt Your Inventory Management
Maybe your food and beverage company did big business at events that no longer exist, or perhaps one of your retail customers isn’t ready to make another order. Take this opportunity to strengthen your e-commerce presence to reach new and old customers, and adapt your inventory and supply chain management.
Customize Printable Flyers for Your Place of Work
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce has put together common COVID-19 templates for posting in your physical location. Customize them to fit your needs and branding, then print out to post.CHECK OUT ASSETS
Food & Beverage Community
Post questions, offer advice, and share resources with thousands of entrepreneurs navigating these uncertain times alongside you. Our online Business for All community and twice weekly Community on Call virtual meetups are here to help you support each other as well as receive expert advice.JOIN THE ONLINE COMMUNITY