Bar sales values fell 91.0%.
Compared to the previous month, January, February’s bar volumes were down 12.8% while values showed a decline of 12.3%.
Final figures for January indicate a fall of 90.1% in bar sales volumes compared with January 2020 while bar sales values fell 89.9%. January’s bar sales volumes were down 73.8% compared to last December while values were down 73.7%.
Across the three-month period December to February, the provisional seasonally-adjusted figures show a fall of 79.8% in bar sales volume and of 79.4% in bar sales values compared to the same quarter in 2019/2020.
The December 2020 to February 2021 quarter showed a volume decline of 32.7% and a value decline of 31.5% when compared with the September to November period last year.