10 facts on how Brits consume roast dinners

A survey of nearly 1,500 people from global intelligence platform Streetbees reveals the winning elements for this British favourite.

8 August 2019
meatstatistics
image credit: Getty Images

  • 30% of Brits eat a roast every week and a further 29% eat them two or three times a month.
  • Most people’s top roast is chicken/turkey (38%), followed by beef (25%) and lamb (20%).
  • 56% consider it extremely important to have Yorkshire puddings with roast beef – only 14% consider it not important.
  • Almost one in two Brits strongly consider a roast dinner as one of their favourite meals.
  • 81% of people consider roast dinners to be tasty, and the same amount consider it comforting.
  • 39% consider roast dinners old-fashioned.
  • Over a third consider roast dinners healthy.
  • 55% don’t think portion sizes are too big.
  • More than three in four people prefer to eat a roast a home or at a friend/family member’s home.
  • 74% of people aren’t keen to eat a roast on their own.

Want to see more?

Get inspiration and support for your NPD and menu development.
Food Spark supports busy food professionals, marketing and insight teams who work in retail, foodservice and manufacturing.

• Emerging ingredients & cuisines • Consumer behaviour trends • Pricing forecasts • Interviews with innovators • Hot topics and legislation • Nutritional expertise • New openings and more... 

See all that Food Spark has to offer by requesting a free no-obligation demo.

REQUEST A DEMO

Add to Idea Book

"10 facts on how Brits consume roast dinners"
Choose Idea Book