Grocery Stores

Data description: Grocery store refers to a store where the primary food lines include products such as canned, dry and frozen foods; fresh fruits and vegetables; fresh and prepared meats, fish, poultry, dairy products, baked products and snack foods. Other non-food household products are also sold (e.g. cleaning supplies, cookware, toiletries, and non-prescription drugs). This includes both supermarkets and small grocers.

Data source: ONS Food Environment Database

Date represented: 2019

Date published: September 2019

Notes: Exclusions: Limited line of food and convenience items – see convenience stores, prescription drugs (pharmacies, drug stores), warehouse clubs (e.g. Costco).