January 16, 2010

Panic-buying sees sales of corned beef and Spam soar at Waitrose

Filed under: Uncategorized — ktetaichinh @ 8:28 pm

The supermarket said that shoppers were buying larger baskets of food, and that sales of staples and long-life food had shot up. Sales of corned beef increased by 70pc while sales of Spam rose by 30pc over the week. Milk sales increased by 28pc.

As the country shivered, the traditional New Year diet was put on hold in favour of pies and cupcakes, which saw an uplift of 20pc and 30pc respectively,” he said.

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