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Counting the Cost of Fish & Chips

COUNTING THE COST OF FISH& CHIPS THE MOST POPULAR TAKEAWAY FOOD IN THE UK THE GREAT BRITISH CHIPPY The first British Chip Shop 'Chippy' FISH& CHIPS was opened in Mossley, Lancashire in the 1850s By the1930s, there were Now we have just 11,000 approximately 35,000 fish and chips in the UK fish and chips in the UK CHEAP AS CHIPS - Average Portion Cost 25p 83p The highest inflation for a portion of fish & chips happened between 1975 and 1976, going from 40p to 50p O 1970 1980s 1.68 £2.43 O2000s O 1990s £3.30 Present The average price chips London is £5 per portion - the highest in the UK DID YOU KNOW... The most popular fish consumed is... Cod 61.5% Haddock 25% Sake / Huss 13.5% Chips were one of the few foods that weren't rationed during the Second World War Fish & chips is the most popular takeaway food in the UK The optimum temperature for cooking fish & chips is 185°C The British prefer salt & vinegar on their chips but people on the Continent prefer mayonnaise Baines &Ernst

Counting the Cost of Fish & Chips

shared by Guillaume_Perton on Mar 05
The cost of one of the most famous British dishes gets looked at in depth. How much has the cost of fish and chips actually gone up over the years?


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