Woolworths impose further restriction limits on purchases amid coronavirus panic buying

Further restrictions in place.

Editor / March 22 2020

Supermarket giant Woolworths have now placed shopping limits on bakery items amid coronavirus panic buying.

As of this weekend, customers are limited to just 2 items of bakery items per shop. This however excludes flavoured hot cross buns.

The bakery restrictions are the latest in the fight against panic buying, Woolworths have said there is an ‘unprecedented demand’ across the nation for grocery items.

Items included in the bakery category restrictions are:

*Bread Loaves

*Bread Rolls



*Cakes etc



Current product restrictions:

One per customer:

*Toilet paper

*Baby wipes

*Antibacterial wipes

*Paper towel


*Rice (2kg and over)


Two per customer:

*Bakery Products (excluding hot cross buns)

*Milk (excluding flavoured milk)

*Every other product category


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Michelle Connolly has worked as a photo director, social media manager and photo editor at some of Australia's biggest media companies, including New Idea. She is now editor of Practical Parenting and loving mum-of-two.