Loss appetizers They are also accompanied by inflation as a garnish. Another example that the effects of price increase reigning for almost two years, they have reached any corner of the economy or finance, affecting or changing behavior.
One of them, a copyrighted work in Spanish, such as a soft drink, beer or wine before lunch/dinner accompanied by a snack or small portion that serves as an opening act for the next meal. But how does the social activity par excellence of the Spanish affect their pocketbooks?
The aperitif is one of the most common and beloved customs in Spanish culture, but it is also a cost that can be significant in inflation. According to a recent study, the Spanish They spend an average of 57.5 euros per year of pre-meal snacking, a number that has increased due to the increase in food and drink prices, especially in recent months.
Rising prices are changing snacking habits
she report ‘A nation of snacks’ produced by Snack’In For You (Sigma), a company specializing in snack products, and presented on the occasion of Appetizer Day which was held this Tuesday, September 19, revealed that the 80% of Spaniards regularly eat an aperitif, weekly, 56%, or daily, 24%. The study is based on a survey conducted with more than 2,000 people between 18 and 65 years old, who answered about their habits and preferences when enjoying an aperitif.
The data shows that the aperitif is a social and family moment, shared with your partner, friends or children. she the most frequent place to take it is home, where 77% of those surveyed do so, followed by bars or restaurants, where 23% do so. However, the The economic crisis and the pandemic have affected consumption outside the home, which has decreased by 15% in recent years. This leads many people to choose to prepare the appetizer at home, which means buying more products at the supermarket or at specialty stores.
Inflation: how much does an aperitif cost?
The report also analyzed What kind of products are used in the aperitif and how much it costs. The most popular are chips, olives, nuts and preserves, which are accompanied by drinks such as beer, wine or vermouth. she average cost every person and occasion is about 2.5 euros at home and about five euros away from home.
This means that about 57.5 euros are spent per year on aperitif, a number that can vary depending on the frequency, place and quantity. For example, the study shows that residents of Madrid spend the most on aperitifs away from home, with an average of six euros per person per occasion, while Galicians spend the least, with an average of three euros.
In terms of products, the French fries are getting more expensive generally, a 11% compared to 2022. Like other typical products such as cheese (10.8%) or nuts (2.8%), wine (4.8%) or beer (11.8%). The case of carrot sticks fashion products labeled ‘healthy’, with a increased by 137%.