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As we munch our way through British Pie Week statistics from CGA Foodservice show how the nation’s love of pies remains as strong as ever.

Pubs and bars have upped their sales of pies by 3.8% in value terms over the past 12 months, while restaurants have seen sales rise 1.9%.via GIPHY

Over a third of pies bought by caterers are purchased by the cost sector, while pie sales through B&I are on the wane, representing 10% of sales.

shutterstock_395322316 steak pie resizedSteak pies are the most popular although their 38.3% share of sales has decreased slightly year-on-year, while chicken pies are becoming more popular with 25% of sales, up 4.2% year-on-year.

Sales of savoury pastries and pies are typically at their peak in the paramount source month of November and September, with March the third top month for pie-eating!