Sunday roasts are being ditched amid the cost of living crisis
Meal planning, making less Sunday roast and cutting out alcohol are just some of the dietary changes the British diet is making as a result. Cost of life crisisaccording to new research.
A survey of 3,000 people found that people had cut their alcohol consumption by 22%, while a fifth of respondents said they were buying less red meat and avoiding snacking between meals. are doing
An important change in eating habits is to give up. Sunday roast. As more than one in five said they were using their oven as little as possible, 26 per cent said they were less likely to make a traditional offering on a weekly basis.
Of those surveyed, 18 percent said they had turned off their oven for good and no longer used it.
The news comes as people across the UK struggle to afford their gas and electricity bills., and food prices continue to rise. The Bank of England has predicted this. Inflation will It is likely to increase to 11 percent in October.
Last month, retail data company Kantar predicted that shoppers could expect their food and grocery bills to rise by more than £500 a year. The prices of commodities such as butter, milk and poultry saw the highest increase.
According to The BBC’s Good Food Nation survey, Almost a third of shoppers are swapping branded items for supermarket own brands to cut costs, while a quarter are buying less.
Additionally, 22 percent said they would no longer stick to one supermarket and would instead shop for bargains and discounts.
Some parents are choosing to send their children to school with packed lunches (15 per cent) as opposed to paying for school meals, while others have changed what they pack for their children to save money. is (30 percent).
Meanwhile, some adults said they are implementing meal plans around ingredients they already have that are about to expire.
The survey also asked five- to 16-year-olds how their families could stretch the budget. The top responses were using food already available at home (61 percent) and buying cheaper ingredients (55 percent).