Grocery market expands 3.5 per cent with growth in sales of fruit, veg and beer

Lidl share reaches all-time high of 11.9 per cent as Aldi improves sales growth

30th August, 2016
Overall grocery sales are up. Pic: Pixabay

The spend is across food, beverages, alcohol, household and health and beauty. Graphic: courtesy Kantor

David Berry, director at Kantar Worldpanel which compiles the figures, explains: “Over recent months the price of groceries has increased slightly, with an average basket now costing 2.7 per cent more than this time last year. Areas where we have seen the most significant increases include vegetables, fruit and beer – all major categories for the retailers.”

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