As more and more of us opt to grab food on the hoof, we’re being confronted with an increasingly bewildering array of choice.
Talk about hard cheese! Brands have had precious little luck over the past year as they have been battered by own label in the increasingly price-sensitive cheese aisle.
Desperate Dan, famed connoisseur of the cartoon cow pie, would be incredulous. Britain’s love of the simple pleasures of meat, veg and gravy wrapped in pastry seems to be waning.
It’s enough to send a shiver down the spine of anyone who makes a living from frozen fish. A 4.1% value decline in fish finger sales, on volumes down 4.6%.
While chilled ready meals have grown gradually more adventurous and exotic, this has arguably detracted from a more fundamental, category-wide move by supermarkets to adapt better to Britain’s multicultural tastes.
Bellissimo! The British love affair with Italy’s staple food has never been stronger. Sales of pasta have surged 7.3% to £385.7m on volumes up 6.2% in the past year.
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