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Cost of Family Meals,

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Kay???? Report 30 Jun 2008 17:18

If you got a joint £10 +per day .veg wouldnt cost much,,so £10 per day is roughly spent on packed lunches.!

It started off by them saying they had just bought steak for their meal for tonight,@ almost £24,


Jenxx Report 30 Jun 2008 17:09

Breakfast lunch
dinner £5

*Ophelia.taking a break..*

*Ophelia.taking a break..* Report 30 Jun 2008 17:05

~~The domino effect...cost of fuel having big effect on food prices..lots of fruit and veg gets puts up all food..
Big fan of casseroles...go to market..get loads of veg..for £5..bit chicken and stock..feed a family of 6!

Sue in Somerset

Sue in Somerset Report 30 Jun 2008 17:02

It still sounds expensive to me. I've always padded out meat with lentils and beans or loads of veg or made stews and pies.



Jenxx Report 30 Jun 2008 17:01

£5 per head per day seems reasonable to me


AnninGlos Report 30 Jun 2008 16:59

Aah! I was assuming 2 adults + 2 children. Maybe not so expensive then if they are all contributing and they eat meat every day.



Kay???? Report 30 Jun 2008 16:54


No they eat just normally,from what I know,roasts and stuff which I think meat is eaten most days, they are 4 working adults,

Gwyn in Kent

Gwyn in Kent Report 30 Jun 2008 16:52

That seems high to me.
Many families couldn't afford that.
It depends how much you buy in the way of packaged meals and soft drinks, crisps etc I suppose.



AnninGlos Report 30 Jun 2008 16:50

I suppose it depends what they eat and what they put in the packed lunches. I am sure i could do it cheaper than that but then I have always been able to make food go a long way. It also depends if they buy and cook fresh food. If they eat ready meals it will cost more.


♥ Kitty the Rubbish Cook ♥

♥ Kitty the Rubbish Cook ♥ Report 30 Jun 2008 16:45

They must eat well then.................seems very high to me.


Kay???? Report 30 Jun 2008 16:42

Is this about right,?

was speaking to someone ealier, and they were saying about the rising cost of food shopping which is affecting everybody as things have shot up in price over the last couple of months to almost on a daily basis,

They were saying on average it costs can cost them £20+ per day to feed family of 4 including packed lunches,


Kay???? Report 30 Jun 2008 16:38