SINGAPORE (May 20): It is no doubt that local F&B players have been hit hard by the impact of Covid-19.

At first, it was social distancing measures, forcing restaurants to cut down the number of patrons allowed to dine-in at once. Then, the circuit breaker period kicked in and dining-in was not allowed, only delivery and takeaway. Some cafes, bakeries, dessert bars and drinks stalls were also asked to close during this period.

These tightened measures in attempt to contain the Covid-19 spread have left restaurants with the sole alternative of offering delivery and takeaway as the only way to make revenue. It was not easy for a lot a lot of restaurants that previously did not offer these services.

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