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National BBQ Week

Posted on May 29 2016

This year sees the return of National BBQ Week which celebrates its 20th anniversary.

National BBQ Week starts on Monday May 30th and ends on Sunday June 5th 2016
Below are 7 interesting facts about bbqing as compiled by the organisers of National BBQ Week!
Did you know?

BBQ Fact #1 - BBQ & at-home eating & entertaining is now the UK's No1 summer home leisure activity, with two-in-three households now owning a BBQ grill!

BBQ Fact #2 - In 2015 the UK was once again Europe's leading BBQ nation, hosting over 130 million Barbi's.

BBQ Fact #3 - The average number of BBQ's held per family during the summer has risen sharply from around 2.5 around ten years ago to over 9 now!

BBQ Fact #4 - 14% of all households now have 2 BBQ grills and 5% have 3 or more.

BBQ Fact #5 - After-work or mid-week BBQ's now account for over 48% of all BBQ occasions as lifestyles become more casual .

BBQ Fact #6 - As new house building begins to pick-up again, developers are incorporating patio areas and built-in BBQ's as key purchase incentives.

BBQ Fact #7Apart from the summer 24% of us now have BBQ's during the spring, with a further 15% claiming to BBQ all year-round.

What will you be cooking on your BBQ this week? Burgers, sausages or souvla?

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