Corona Beer is to get a new name, in an effort to arrest the
brands slump in sales during the Covid-19 pandemic.
“Consumers need to
be aware that Corona Beer has nothing to do with the Coronavirus and that
drinking it will not make you sick,” said a spokesperson, who has obviously
never spent a night on the Corona.
With public panic over the Coronavirus mounting,
supermarkets are struggling to meet demand for essential provisions such as
bread and toilet roll.
“We saw what happened when we had shortages during The Beast
from the East and Storm Emma in 2018” said a representative from the Irish
Bread Bakers Association (IBBA). “People were literally clawing each other’s
eyes out for a loaf.”
The Coronavirus has put the buzz back into print media. It’s
a great time for our industry, with so much panic to sow and stories to
exaggerate. It’ll never be our SARS or Ebola heyday, but it’s a damn sight more
exciting than bird flu.
The Coronavirus is slowly winding its way to
a street near you. Symptoms can be fatal and, in some cases, worse than
man-flu. DTTN news has asked local wellness blogger Gwen Looney to share her
top tips for purging the virus. Bookmark this advice. It might just save your