The worsening economic situation means Poles are more thrifty when it comes to food purchases, reported Rzeczpospolita.
Nearly 20 percent of household spending in Poland goes on food and alcoholic beverages, according to Eurostat data.
Only four EU countries have larger shares in that equation: Bulgaria, Lithuania, Latvia and Romania. The EU average is 15.3 percent.
In total, Poles spent zł.226 billion on food in 2011, says research company PMR.
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