UK diet – dairy
Today’s focus is on some notable dairy trends in the British diet.
• Household consumption of skimmed milks accelerated in 1983, overtook whole milk in 1992 and now outpaces whole milk by almost 4:1.
• Butter purchases have increased steadily since 2005.
• Saturated fatty acids accounted for 14.4% of food and drink energy intake excluding alcohol in 2015, exceeding “the recommended maximum in all age groups.”