Yogurt inflation in the UK stood at 0.070% in April 2023, according to GlobalData’s report on the prices of stock keeping units (SKUs) supplied through online retailers. In Q2 2023, GlobalData monitored the pricing of 446 yogurt SKUs from companies such as Müller, Yeo Valley Organic and Activia that were sold by e-retailers. Buy the report here.

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Pricing is crucial, especially in a challenging economic climate, as competitive pricing and price leadership impact consumers’ choices. GlobalData’s pricing analysis reveals that Ocado offered lowest prices of the total SKUs within the yogurt category from April through June 2023, followed by ASDA and Tesco. According to the analysis, the price range of $5 and below was the most competitive, with 423 SKUs.

The chart below illustrates price leadership among the covered retailers which offer the highest number of low-priced products in the category. Of all retailers, Ocado had greatest share of lowest prices for individual SKUs in yogurt in the UK in Q2 2023.

Analysis of the quarterly price data showed that no discounts were offered for yogurt category by the retailers tracked by GlobalData. Among variants, the tracker revealed strawberry and natural as the most popular (by number of SKUs) yogurt variants. These were priced 1.57% higher than the average price of a yogurt SKU.

Among the e-retailers tracked by GlobalData, the leading ones, based on the number of SKUs, were Ocado, ASDA, Tesco, Morrisons and Bestway. According to the analysis, Iceland had the lowest average unit price, while the retailer with the widest product assortment was Ocado.

The report brings attention to the intricate pricing dynamics within the yogurt market, examining both the SKU and retailer levels, and offering invaluable insights for stakeholders. Notably, Ocado, ASDA and Tesco stood out as prominent e-retailers, providing competitive pricing for a substantial number of yogurt SKUs. However, to comprehensively grasp yogurt market in the UK, continuous tracking of SKU pricing over time is necessary.

For a more detailed analysis of pricing trends in the the UK yogurt market, buy the report here.

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