Market insight factsheets

We consolidate market data into a series of factsheets providing overviews of key sectors and species, including market performance and consumer trends.

These include:

Theme

Publication Title 

Publication Date

General

Market Insight: Introduction to the broad spectrum of reports and insights relating to the UK seafood market available from Seafish Market Insights.

Sep-17

Retail

Ambient Seafood in Multiple Retail: This factsheet provides a summary of the performance of ambient seafood in the multiple retail seafood market up to June 2018.

Sep-18

Retail

Frozen Seafood in Multiple Retail (2018):  This document examines the detail behind the performance of the frozen seafood category including historic and current seafood sector trends, seafood key performance indicators (KPIs) and segment and species performance.  

Sep-18 

Species

Factsheet - Mackerel (2018 Update): This factsheet provides a summary of the United Kingdom (UK) value chain for mackerel. It is intended to inform stakeholders of the UK seafood industry about the performance of the mackerel product  

Sep-18

Retail

Seafood in Multiple Retail (2018):  This document examines the detail behind the performance of the total seafood category including historic and current seafood sector trends, seafood key performance indicators (KPIs) and segment and species performance. 

Sep-18

Retail

Chilled Seafood in Multiple Retail (2018):This document examines the detail behind the performance of the chilled seafood sector including historic and current chilled retail seafood sector trends, chilled seafood key performance indicators (KPIs) and chilled segment and species performance.

Aug-18  

Species 

Factsheet - Haddock Industry 2018: This fact sheet summarises the UK imports and exports of haddock, and sales in both the retail and foodservice channels.

Jul-18

Industry

UK Seafood Value Chain by Home Nation 2017 Provisional: The UK value chain provides information on the main supply for seafood landed or imported into, or exported from the UK, as well as sales to consumers. In this document, the UK data is separated into England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland where specific information is available.

May-18

Industry

UK Seafood Value Chain Presentation 2017 Provisional: Breakdown of the UK's top traded species, total seafood supply, top export markets, top import markets and total seafood sales in 2017.

Apr-18 

Foodservice

Independent fish and chip shops remain the largest (and growing) outlet for fish & chip meals, with 103 million servings in the year to September 2017; taking a 54% share of all fish and chip servings in GB foodservice.  

Apr-18

Species

Factsheet - Cod Industry 2017: This fact sheet summarises the UK imports and exports of cod, and sales in both the retail and foodservice channels.

Mar-18

Industry 

Seafood Industry Factsheet February 2018: This publication is produced annually and contains a wealth of headline information and statistics on the UK seafood industry. 

Feb-18

 

Species

Factsheet - Tuna Industry 2017: This fact sheet summarises the UK imports and exports of tuna, and sales in both the retail and foodservice channels. 

Jan-18

Foodservice

Fish & Chips in Foodservice (2017 Update) A summary of the GB fish and chip market performance within commercial foodservice channels

Dec-17

Consumption

Seafood Consumption 2017: A summary of both long and short term GB seafood consumption

Oct-17

Foodservice

Seafood in Foodservice 2017: A summary of seafood market performance within commercial foodservice channels. 

Sep-17

Retail

Ambient Seafood in Multiple Retail 2016: A significant increase in price (+58.2% May 2008 to May 2016) has driven a sizable decline (-37%), in the consumption of retail ambient seafood over the past 8 years. But, in the 52 wks to May '16 it is the indulgent species like roe, caviar and oysters and new exciting packaging and meal formats, appealing to young affluent seafood shoppers, which are leading the return to growth. 

Oct-16

Species

Factsheet - Prawn and Shrimp Industry 2015: This fact sheet summarises the UK imports and exports of prawn and shrimp, it's sales in both the retail and foodservice channels.

May-16

Retail

What effect have prices on retail sales?: This fact sheet reviews the effects of changing prices and promotions on retailer performance. 

Jul-15  

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