Now that’s stockpiling! More than one million Brits have food in their fridge freezers that has been in there since 2015 or longer
London, 2nd October 2020 -- More than one million Brits* have food items in their fridge freezers that have been in there since 2015 or longer, according to a survey by home appliances insurer Prominence Support.
A poll of more than 1,000 UK adults by Prominence Support reveals that we are already a nation of secret stockpilers and find it difficult to empty our freezers.
One third (33%) of respondents admitted they find it hard to throw food away once they’ve frozen it and have food in their freezers that are more than a year old.
With 27.8 million households in the UK, extrapolating, that’s more than nine million households with food they froze at least 12 months ago, and in many cases much longer.
Around 1 in 7 respondents (15%)...