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A Staple Under Attack
The Development of Food
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8o per cent advertising already baked beer began biscuit Bovril brewers Britain British diet Brooke Bond business of food Butter Tea cheap cheese chocolate Clarence Birdseye Co-operative Co-operative retail societies Co-operative Wholesale Society cocoa companies competition considerable consumed consumption of alcohol consumption per head continued course decline demand for variety despite early economic expenditure fact factory firms flour food retailing foodstuffs frozen foods gallons grocer growth hypermarket Ib per head ice cream important improvement income increasing number inter-war period keg beer labour large section latter decades Lipton London major manufactured foods margarine Maypole Maypole Dairy meals meat mechanisation middle class milk multiple retailing nineteenth century non-alcoholic outbreak popularity population present century range rapidly result Rowntree Second World selling shops social society soft drinks steadily sugar supply taken place Tea Bread Butter Thomas Lipton tinned tion traditional trend twentieth century vegetables white bread working-class