Beer over broccoli: South Africans buy more beer than vegetables - fact

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Did you think we were joking with that headline? Well, we're not! STATS SA has released a report that shows 2.1% of household spending in our country goes to beer (more than the amount spent on sweets or even vegetables!). Check out all the stats here.

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What's more fascinating is that the people that buy the most beer are based in Mpumalanga (makes sense with their hot climate). Take a look at the infographic below because you might also be surprised to know that across the whole country,  more beer is purchased than wine or spirits.  

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Now... if only we knew what beer people loved buying! TELL us in the comments below what beer you always have in your fridge!

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