As the restaurant industry deals with massive change, we’re spotlighting the brands that are spreading positive messages and uplifting their customers during this isolating time. Many have lessons to teach us all as they work to foster a deep emotional connection with their community.
It was the first thing to disappear from the shelves when the coronavirus started spreading westward, before the flour, the milk and even before the toilet paper.
Hand sanitizer in every form and scent has become a precious commodity, and our typical supply chain couldn’t seem to make enough of it.
Enter Dogfish Head, a brewery in Delaware. Though they’re best known for their ales, Dogfish Head has been distilling spirits in the First State for close to 20 years. Seeking a way to support its local community, the company committed a portion of its operation to making hand sanitizer with gin and Aloe Vera gel.
“I never thought Dogfish Head would be in the sanitizer business. But this is a time of crisis, and necessity is the mother of invention,” says Dogfish Head founder said Sam Calagione. “It is our duty to do what we can to keep as many people safe and healthy in our community.” […]