New Defra publication highlights fall in consumption of fruit and vegetables among poorer households

The economic downturn since 2007 has hit fresh produce harder than other food categories, the newly published Food Statistics Pocketbook 2012 shows.

food shopping - image: Magnus D
food shopping - image: Magnus D

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