Quarter of shoppers struggling as grocery inflation soars to highest recorded level

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A quarter of UK customers are struggling with their food bills as grocery inflation soared to its highest level ever recorded.

In the four weeks to February 19, 2023, grocer inflation hit a record high of 17.1% according to the latest Kantar grocery market share data.

Fraser McKevitt, head of retail and consumer insight at Kantar, said customers were struggling as food bills increase by an average of £811 a year.

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