Have yourself a merry little Christmas, Brexit or not
Market specialists say the bill for Christmas dinners in Britain is largely unchanged from last year
Fri, Dec 02, 2016 - 5:50 AM
While the bill may stay intact, one item on the British festive menu - the Christmas pudding - will see cost soar by 21 per cent this year due to the plummeting pound. The increase is due to the higher cost of ingredients, says a study by British market research firm Mintec.
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THE bill for Christmas dinners in Britain is mostly unchanged from last year, market specialists said, even though the higher price of imported raisins will hike the cost of Christmas puddings by 21 per cent.
But the respite may be short-lived as supermarkets, which are...