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Industry leaders warn that customers who end up paying more or up to a third of the nation’s 10,500 pups could go bankrupt. Cod supply 75% more expensive than October
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Price of fish and chips Industry executives warn it could soon hit the £10 average as costs for shopkeepers soar.
Cod supplies are 75% more expensive than in October.
The cost of peas has even more than doubled, while packaging and energy bills have skyrocketed.
The owners have accepted the damage so far but now face further blows with pay increases and VAT will return 20% in April.
Customers – often from disadvantaged households – end up paying more or up to a third of the nation’s 10,500 pups could go bankrupt, according to the National Federation of Fish Friers. Its chairman Andrew Crook said a piece currently costs between £6.50 and £9.
He charges £7.50 at the Skipper’s store in Euxton, Lancs, but added: “It could be £10 sooner and others are likely to do the same.
“Rising costs are really putting us under pressure and will push some businesses out of business.”
David Miller, who runs a chippy in Haxby, North Yorks, says the traditional favorite has long been undervalued.
“We have a tsunami of costs coming up and will be getting at least £10,” he added.
Factors driving the price increase also include less mining output and soaring global demand.
https://www.mirror.co.uk/money/fish-chips-price-top-10-26302037 Fish and chips cost up to £10 as shopkeepers face higher supply costs