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Record month for UK supermarkets as Covid brings dinner back home

Sales of take-home groceries soar with pubs and restaurants forced to close in key trading periodCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageDecember was the biggest month on record for British supermarkets as shoppers spent nearly £12bn stocking up on cheese, fresh fish and pork for a very unusual Christmas.Consumers spent £11.7bn on take-home groceries in the four weeks to 27 December, up from the previous record of just under £11bn in November, according to analysts at Kantar, as many pubs and restaurants were forced to close during the key trading period. Continue reading...

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