Five alive: Jamie Oliver spends third week at number one

Five alive: Jamie Oliver spends third week at number one

Jamie Oliver’s 5 Ingredients: Quick & Easy Food (Michael Joseph) has rustled up another week in the UK Official Top 50 number one spot, selling 56,966 copies for £675,321 according to Nielsen BookScan’s Total Consumer Market.

This is Oliver’s single biggest week of sales outside of the last 12 weeks of the year ever, and 5 Ingredients has outsold his previous fastest-selling title (Jamie's Ministry of Food in 2008) by a whopping 9%. The cookbook’s 146,184 copies sold place it inside the top 20 bestselling books of 2017 to date.

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