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

Overall grocery sales are up. Pic: Pixabay

The latest supermarket share figures showtotal grocery market sales up 3.5 per cent on last year.

Meanwhilediscounter Lidl’s share of the market has reached an all-time high, with the retailer now capturing 11.9 per cent of grocery sales in Ireland.

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 ...