Research by sunshine.co.uk has revealed that a third of holidaymakers heading overseas for a break pack food in their suitcase to take with them; with the majority of these stating it was in order to save money whilst on holiday. Others claimed it was due to their fussy eating nature.
Some 1,996 people aged 18 and above took part in the study, each of whom had been on holiday abroad in the past 12 months.
The most popular reasons for taking food abroad included saving money (56%), fussy eaters (34%), to satisfy cravings (19%), specifically for children (11%) and dietary requirements (9%).
The most common items included cereal, bread, chocolate, crisps and pasta.