Colourful winter overalls whoosh as children amble along the aisles of the Prisma Kannelmäki supermarket in Helsinki. It is Friday evening and many families are shopping for groceries. “Mum, can I go get the milk,” four-year-old Sylvia Jauhiainen asks her mother, Sirkku Jauhiainen. “I give tasks to Sylvia,” the mother tells as the girl darts toward the milk shelf.
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Children have more say in what families eat
The Jauhiainens are part of a growing group of families where children have a say in what the families buy.