You can’t deny that Britain is a foodie nation, but as the seemingly endless squeeze on everyone’s finances continues just how much are they dedicating to all things food?

To answer this question, the team at commissioned a study into just how much value people place on one of life’s most basic essentials and biggest luxuries. ┬áThe following infographic shows how much the nation’s cities spend on groceries, takeaways and eating out each year.

Food Nation 2013

Source: Voucher Codes