Chips with everything!
FISH and chip shops are Northamptonshire's most popular businesses, according to a new report.
The business transfer agent, SBS Commercial, said chippies had emerged as the type of business people most want to own, after the firm compiled a list of the region's top-selling businesses in terms of the number of transactions completed over the past 12 months.
There are now 11,500 fish and chip shops in the UK, which serve up around 49,200 tonnes of fish annually. A staggering 439 million chip shop meals were eaten last year, making it the most popular takeaway choice for Brits.
John Gower, operations director at SBS Commercial, said: "Despite trends towards healthier eating, chip shops are still very much in demand.