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Weekly Meals:

How would you describe your usual weekly meals?

Results:

Health conscious but indulge at weekend 48% (768 votes)
Always Quick and convenient 22% (345 votes)
Always Health conscious 19% (300 votes)
Quick and convenient but binge at weekend 7% (115 votes)
Indulgent all week 5% (74 votes)
Total Votes: 1602
Mini Poll Archive

Holiday Destination:

Which of the following best describes the destination of your main holiday?
- this year?
- In 2015?

Results:

Last year This year Change
England 26% 25% -1%
Scotland, Wales or Ireland 8% 7% -1%
Elsewhere in Europe 30% 35% 5%
North America 6% 8% 2%
South America 2% 2% 0%
Asia 4% 5% -1%
Africa 2% 1% -1%
Australia or New Zealand 2% 2% 0%
Not going on holiday this year 19% 16% -4%
Total Votes: 1,400+ responses each year

Easter Roasts:

Which roast dinner will you be cooking over the Easter weekend?

Results:

Lamb 22% (564 votes)
Chicken 20% (511 votes)
Depends whats on offer in store 16% (426 votes)
Beef 13% (330 votes)
Pork 5% (118 votes)
Vegetarian 5% (137 votes)
Fish 1% (28 votes)
Other 4% (108 votes)
None 15% (379 votes)
Total Votes: 2061

Easter:

Carrier bags now cost 5p at most retailers. Which of the following statements best describes, on average, how you have adapted to the new regulations?

Results:

I’ve got used to it and now take my own bags 39% (666 votes)
No change for me, I always took my own bags 26% (448 votes)
I occasionally forget and buy a 5p bag 25% (418 votes)
I occasionally forget and manage without a bag 7% (113 votes)
I know it will cost me to buy the bags but I just pay 5p for a bag 3% (48 votes)
No impact as I don’t usually do the shopping 0% (5 votes)
Total Votes: 1698

Easter:

Have you bought any Easter chocolate yet this year?

Results:

No - I will but it's too early 63% (956 votes)
No - I won't buy any 26% (399 votes)
Yes 9% (134 votes)
Don't know 2% (23 votes)
Total Votes: 1512

New Years Resolution:

What will be your main New Years Resolution?

Results:

Exercise more 17% (272 votes)
Eat more healthily 15% (234 votes)
Save more money 12% (183 votes)
Stop/cut down smoking 5% (74 votes)
Stop/cut down drinking alcohol 3% (52 votes)
Spend more time with family 3% (51 votes)
Work harder 2% (25 votes)
Help others/give more to charity 1% (12 votes)
Other 3% (52 votes)
I don’t know 4% (66 votes)
I won't be making a New Years Resolution 35% (547 votes)
Total Votes: 1568

Festive Packaging:

Thinking about grocery products you regularly buy throughout the year; how do you feel about festive packaging on them during the Chistmas period?

Results:

I really like festive packaging, the more the better 23% (232 votes)
I like a little festive packaging on non-festive products 19% (189 votes)
I don't care whether it is festive or not 36% (360 votes)
I dont't really like festive packaging on non-festive products 12% (116 votes)
I strongly dislike festive packaging on non-festive products 11% (111 votes)
Total Votes: 1008

Post Festivities:

Which of the below best describes what you generally do with unwanted Christmas presents?

Results:

Give them back and ask for something else 1% (11 votes)
Try and exchange it at the retailer it came from 12% (203 votes)
Keep them until you find a use for them 30% (518 votes)
Give them to a friend or family member 7% (126 votes)
Use them as gifts to other people 18% (313 votes)
Try and sell them 7% (121 votes)
Give them to charity 17% (301 votes)
Throw them away 1% (17 votes)
Something else 3% (50 votes)
I don’t give or receive Christmas presents 5% (85 votes)
Total Votes: 1745

Post Festivities:

After the Christmas and New Year period, which of the following messages on product labels in a supermarket would most appeal to you?

Results:

Only 50 calories 12% (122 votes)
Sugar free 13% (134 votes)
Fat free 12% (122 votes)
High in fibre 5% (49 votes)
Two of your five a day 20% (201 votes)
Low salt 5% (53 votes)
None of these 33% (331 votes)
Total Votes: 1012