Premium range food 'unhealthier'20th December 2007
Consumer organisation Which? has claimed that budget range food items from major stores are as healthy as the premium products.
It found that â€śValueâ€? or â€śBasicsâ€? packs of fresh fruit and vegetables can be significantly cheaper yet just as tasty and nutritious as up-market produce.
Which? magazine surveyed 2,645 shoppers about which supermarket ranges they buy and examined the labels of 54 ready meals from Asda, Morrisons, Sainsburyâ€™s and Tesco. About 25% of shoppers chose premium foods on the basis they were better for them despite claims that cheaper meals are often lower in fat than luxury versions.
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Title: Premium range food 'unhealthier'
Author: Mark Nicholls
Article Id: 5153
Date Added: 20th Dec 2007