Kara has revealed that the beef burger has retained its crown as the most popular out of home dinner for the second year in a row. They are closely followed by curry then pizza, which overtook traditional fish and chips this year, indicating a growing demand for out of home dinners containing baked items.
Research by MCA, detailed in the UK Eating Out Market Report, shows that in 2017 beef burgers made up 9.7% of out of home evening meals, rising to 10.8% in 2018, equating to one in 10 out of home dinners being burger-based. In second place curry takes 7.6% of the share, while pizza is hot on its heels with 7.3%.
Kara marketing manager Jane Deegan said: “The results show that the market for out of home dinners containing baked items has grown year-on-year, and we predict it will continue to do so.”