The Importance of the Diet Catering Sector During the COVID-19 Pandemic and Its Impact on Families Eating Together

The Importance of the Diet Catering Sector During the COVID-19 Pandemic and Its Impact on Families Eating Together

ROWIECKA Jacqueline Adriana, DZIUBA Szymon, CIERNIAK-EMERYCH Anna, JAROSSOVÁ Malgorzata A.

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Abstract. Proper nutrition, physical activity, positive interpersonal relations, sleeping, and resting promote health and well-being. A varied and well-balanced diet is one of the fundamental factors influencing human mental and physical balance. Diet catering services involve providing customers with individualized sets of meals chosen based on their preferences and needs. The purpose of this paper is to analyze the importance of the diet catering sector during the COVID-19 pandemic, whose activities were not limited by government restrictions, and the impact of ordering a healthy boxed diet on eating together of all family members. The empirical study included customers of diet catering enterprises. Individual in-depth interview was used as a quantitative research technique. The analysis of the empirical study proved the extremely different behavior of the respondents, who had completely different views on the basic issues related to the measures that limit social and economic life. They often had no knowledge of the current pandemic and often performed a variety of mutually exclusive actions.

Pandemic COVID-19, Diet Catering Sector, Families Eating

Published online 9/1/2023, 8 pages
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Citation: ROWIECKA Jacqueline Adriana, DZIUBA Szymon, CIERNIAK-EMERYCH Anna, JAROSSOVÁ Malgorzata A., The Importance of the Diet Catering Sector During the COVID-19 Pandemic and Its Impact on Families Eating Together, Materials Research Proceedings, Vol. 34, pp 315-322, 2023


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