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The sale of dishes prepared with meat increased by 17.74% during 2020

Asefapre, the business organization in which a good part of the manufacturers of ready meals are grouped, show that in 2020 the consumption of these products totaled 643,990 t, which brings the per capita consumption of these products to 16 , 94 kg / person in 2020.

The increase in consumption at home caused by the pandemic has led consumers to seek new alternatives to trust, allowing a varied, balanced and quality diet, according to Asefapre.

Despite this rise, the sector has had to face a drop in sales to the hospitality channel, which have fallen by 43%. The increase in consumption at home together with the search for an increasingly safe and healthy diet has driven the growth of essential foods in our Mediterranean diet, such as meat and fish.