Sales of frozen turkeys have almost doubled as families are stocking up early over fears of supply problems in the run up to Christmas.
Frozen stuffing sales are also up by a fifth while other savoury items are up by 9 per cent according to analysts at Kantar.
Concerns about a shortage of festive foods have prompted shoppers to start stocking up early as they scramble to ensure they have everything needed for a merry Christmas.
Frozen turkey sales have soared in recent weeks as shoppers begin stocking up on festive food over fears there will be a shortage of the usual favourite supplies in the run up to Christmas
Aldi, Tesco and Iceland have all reported a surge in the purchasing of frozen turkeys with sales at the latter increasing by 400 per cent, according to the Guardian, while sales of frozen party food have tripled.
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