Keywords: food systems, COVID-19, supply chains, food security, world trade


The article contributes to the theory of sustainability. It aims to analyse the impact of COVID-19 on global food security and its role in changing food supply chains, with a particular focus on international chains. The research is presented in several sections. The analytical portion discusses the impact of the SARS-CoV-2 epidemiological crisis on the global food market. The state of food safety is then presented, taking into account the quantitative and qualitative aspects. Next, the aspect of the economic availability of food is examined, as well as the important role that international food chains play in shaping food safety. All sections include the results of an analysis of international secondary data on food security under the influence of an ongoing pandemic. The stated objective of the work was achieved and the questions that formulate the research problem were answered. Finally, the need for further normative studies was identified.


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How to Cite
Skawińska, E., & Zalewski, R. (2021). IMPACT OF CORONAVIRUS COVID-19 ON THE FOOD SYSTEM. Acta Scientiarum Polonorum. Oeconomia, 19(4), 121-129.