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Shall we put those in the cupboard down there for later? Here?
Does bread go in the fridge?
For the Brantley family, like many others, the weekly shop is often on a budget.
That’s what we got.
And while fresh fruit and veg is on the list, it’s meant sometimes other items are left off.

We don't go for the brand names as what we would have
No, yeah, we’ll probably go for the supermarkets’ own.
Own brands, yeah, yeah, definitely.
We’ve definitely noticed someway there’s an increase in the cost of food, particularly, I’d say food and vegetables, isn’t it?
Yeah, yeah, yeah, definitely.
And when we shop now, we do, we are very aware, obviously, that we try and eat as healthy as we can do.

The Brantley’s’ prioritize fresh produce, but a rise in food prices of 33% over 6 years has meant for thousands of other families the healthy items are the first to go, and people are buying less food.

Figures from a new report show, the average household spend per adult was £102/month between 2005 and 2007, but this fell by £4 to £98 as the recession stroke in 2008 and fell even further by £8.70 to £93.30 from 2010 50 2012.

The price of fruits and vegetables has grown at quicker rates than the price of processed food. And that may be one reason why we see the switch away from fresh produce, like fruits and vegetables towards processed calories.

So as purse strings have tightened, the quality of food being bought suffered, families with young children and pensioners are worst hit. Shoppers though say there are ways around the rising cost of buying fresh.

So I go to the market, it’s where I can go and get a little more fresh veg and fruits, because these are cheaper than what the shops, the big stores are.

If you look, you can get the fresh stuff still, but it’s just generally the whole bill, it’s gone considerably up.  

No, there’s not enough payable, concentrate enan, shopping around, looking and it ain’t there.

Essentially, it appears we’re eating less, but eating worse. And often as for the Brantley’s’, eating healthily is about prioritizing, and while the recession’s being blamed this time, regardless of GDP, the concern is that our health may take even longer to recover.

Adel Robinson, Sky News,
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