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Business to Survive amid COVID-19 Pandemic

Spectr News Theme Eskanisa Ramadiani
29, April 2020
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It cannot be denied if COVID-19 affected all sectors, business activities pointedly since first quarter of 2020. However, entering second quarter of 2020, these businesses able to survive amid COVID-19 pandemic.

1. Frozen Foods

Since Large-Scale Social Restrictions (PSBB) enforced in lot cities in Indonesia, people advised to restrict social contact, avoid crowds of people including doing shopping groceries. Thus, people choose to stock frozen foods alongside fresh ones which have longer storage times and can be cooked for several times. Hence, selling frozen foods could be your profitable opportunity during this pandemic to earn some money.

Use any social media to promote your frozen foods as well as join with various e-commerce to sell your products. Choose simple ones (easy to cook) such as edamame, sweet corn, sausages, meatballs and nuggets which also can be enjoyed by whole family.

2. Mask

This one also promising during COVID-19 pandemic. Especially after government requires people to always use (cloth) masks while doing activities outside. You can produce (cloth) masks in large amount to answer higher demand in public. Ensure to choose good materials by giving simple test. Stretching materials (fabric, cotton ones) towards the light. If the light does not get through the fabric it is quite thick to filter out particles or droplets.

3. Ginger Drink

Up until now, there is no evidence derived from search that can find out ginger kill (COVID-19) viruses. Hence, ginger may help reduce painful inflammatory responses to fighting infection as well as prevent infection including COVID-19 alongside washing hands regularly and avoid crowds. Ginger contains gingerol which help to fight viruses causing respiratory infections as well as rich in antioxidant and anti-inflammatory.

- Clean 100 grams of fresh ginger and 6 medium-sized of lemongrass under running water to remove all dirt.

- Mash ginger and lemongrass, put in the pan. 

- Add 1 liter of water, bring to a boil in high heat.

- Reduce heat, add sugar to taste, boil for another 5 minutes.

- Turn off the heat then strain.

- Cool before put in 1 liter bottle before you sell.

 

 

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Eskanisa Ramadiani
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