Cost of Christmas dinner set to soar
Daily Express|October 23, 2021
CHRISTMAS dinners are set to be the most expensive ever this year after key ingredient prices rocketed by 25 per cent.
Paul Jeeves

One of Britain’s largest sprout producers told the Daily Express that shoppers would “certainly face a larger shopping bill than they would have expected” in December.

Joel Lewis, policy manager at Age UK, warned the rises would “disproportionately affect older people” who are already reeling from increased gas and electricity costs.

He said: “Many older people are on fixed budgets and have no way of earning extra income. They are also adverse to debt and turn to rationing.

“But this is a huge worry because a balanced, nutritional diet is crucial to good health.

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