We love a survey on Talk to Mums, almost as much as we love a good Sausage and Mash dinner. So, we thought, why not combine the two? We carried out a survey recently with nearly 1,500 mums to find out about their buying habits and thoughts on the humble sausage.
It would seem that we are a nation of sausage munchers, with over 1 in 3 of us buying sausages for the family at least once a week. Three quarters of us buy sausages to pop in the weekly shop every other week. The sausage seems to be a go to meal for families here in the UK. We certainly find it’s an easy choice after school to just chuck a couple of sizzlers in the pan. Most people are rather fond of them after all; with only 6% of you saying you don’t buy them because someone in the family doesn’t like eating them.
Over 30% of mums buy sausages for the family at Tescos, which is higher than at Asda, and Sainsbury’s, who are their nearest rivals. You are clearly loving your Tesco finest – right?
Perhaps this is no surprise, given that over half of you think that sausages combining meat and vegetables are a more healthy option for kids. Nearly a quarter of mums are a little worried about how much meat their family is eating, therefore a sausage that gives more than just meat, is likely to entice. In addition, a third of mums think these types of combined sausages are going to be more tasty too.
Interestingly, over a quarter of mums would definitely buy a sausage with both meat and vegetables in for their family, with over 50% rather loving the idea of a smoky chipotle pork and sweet potato sausage in particular. So come on – lets get one in the shops to add to our plates, with our mash and peas 😀
So what is YOUR favourite sausage?