Why the UK Has Such Cheap Food
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Why the UK has such cheap food
Perhaps we all moan too much.
Here’s a few facts that may surprise you!
- In relative terms, the British grocery shop remains one of the cheapest in the world.
- Britons spend an average of 8% of their total household expenditure on food to eat at home. This is less than any other country except the USA and Singapore
- Food in the UK is also the cheapest in Western Europe - costing 8% less than the EU average
- The proportion of household income spent on food has more than halved over the past 60 years
If you want to know why the UK has such cheap food – read this BBC article:
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