SUNNYVALE, CALIF. - A recent poll from Axios and Harris shows that the grocery industry is the second most trusted industry, just below the medical field during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
According to the poll, 35% of Americans have more trust in the grocery industry than they did before the pandemic. Grocers including Publix, Wegmans and Kroger were among the highest-ranking companies in the poll.
Of those surveyed, 75% of consumers agree that companies were more reliable than the federal government in keeping America running amid shutdowns. 81% agree that large companies with resources, expensive infrastructure and advanced logistics are even more vital to America’s future than they were before the pandemic.