The UK’s takeaway food sector has avoided the turmoil buffeting the restaurant sector shows research by Funding Options, the online business finance supermarket.

Funding Options research shows that the turnover of the UK’s Top 100 takeaways has risen 10% in just a year, up to £2.7bn from £2.46bn.

Profits at the UK’s top takeaway businesses have also increased over the same time, rising 13% to £180m from £160m. This contrasts sharply with the Top 100 UK restaurant groups, whose profits fell 64% to £125m from £345m over the last year.

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