GROCERY bills are predicted to soar by a £180 a year by the end of 2022, with fish prices among those taking a battering.
Around 40% of our white fish comes from Russia – and it is now subject to a 35% tariff increase as a response to the war in Ukraine.
Shoppers have been shocked to see the price of Birds Eye fishfingers – with one saying they "nearly fell to their knees".
So can you still have a fish supper without breaking the bank?
Martyn James, consumer expert for The Sun’s Squeeze Team, says: “There’s often very little difference between the value and brand options.
"However, you could save loads by going cheaper.”
Mum-of-three Lynsey Hope scores them for taste, appearance and value for money – and comes up with a total score out of ten.
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LYNSEY SAYS: “They contain less fish than any of the others we tried, and they are advertised as as ‘100% fish fillet’.
“They looked appetising, but are quite heavy on the crumb, only containing around 58% fish, which is Alaska pollock.
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