Country Profile: Fish & Seafood in the UK

Country Profile: Fish & Seafood in the UK

Published: May 2018
Publisher: GlobalData
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Pages: 107
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The UK fish & seafood sector is led by the ‘fresh fish & seafood (counter) category in both value and volume terms. The category is also expected to register the fastest value and volume growth during 2017-2022. Hypermarkets & supermarkets is the leading channel for distribution of fish & seafood in the country. Rigid plastics is the most commonly used pack material in the sector, followed by rigid metal. Nomad Foods, Lion Capital LLP, and 'Thai Union Group Public Company Limited' are the leading market players in the UK fish & seafood sector.

GlobalData’s Country Profile report on the fish & seafood sector in the UK provides insights on high growth categories to target, trends in the usage of package materials, category level distribution channel data and market share of brands.

What else is contained?
• Sector data: Overall sector value and volume data with growth analysis for 2012-2022
• Category coverage: Value and growth analysis for oils, and solid fats with inputs on individual segment share within each category and the change in their market share forecast for 2017-2022
• Leading players: Market share of brands and private labels in value terms in 2017
• Distribution data: Percentage of sales within each category through distribution channels such as cash & carries and warehouse clubs, hypermarkets & supermarkets, convenience stores, food & drinks specialists, e-retailers, vending machine, department stores, and others
• Packaging data: consumption breakdown for package materials and pack types in each category, in terms of percentage share of number of units sold. Pack material data for flexible packaging, paper & board, rigid plastics, rigid metal and others; pack type data for: Tray, can, stand up pouch, wrapper, blister pack, carton-folding, tub, and bag/sachet.


• The UK fish & seafood sector is expected to grow at a CAGR of 4.6% by value during 2017-2022
• Fresh fish & seafood (counter) is the largest category in both value and volume terms and is also expected to register fastest growth in the UK fish & seafood sector
• Hypermarkets & supermarkets is the largest distribution channel in the sector
• Birds Eye and Young’s accounted for a leading value share of 8.7% each in 2017
• Rigid plastics is the most commonly used pack material in the UK fish & seafood sector.

Reasons to buy

• Identify high potential categories and explore further market opportunities based on detailed value and volume analysis
• Existing and new players can analyze key distribution channels to identify and evaluate trends and opportunities
• Gain an understanding of the total competitive landscape based on detailed brand share analysis to plan effective market positioning
• Manufacturers can identify the opportunities to position products with H&W attributes/benefits
• Our team of analysts have placed a significant emphasis on changes expected in the market that will provide a clear picture of the opportunities that can be tapped over the next five years, resulting in revenue expansion
• The packaging analysis report helps manufacturers, in identifying the most commonly used packaging materials in the sector
• Analysis on key macro-economic indicators such as real GDP, nominal GDP, consumer price index, household consumption expenditure, population (by age group, gender, rural-urban split, and employed people and unemployment rate. It also includes economic summary of the country along with labor market and demographic trends.

Companies Mentioned
Charles Basset
Palacio De Oriente
Parsons Seafood
Thai Union Group Public Company Limited
Princes Limited
Deli Fish F.A.
Icelandic Group Plc
Lion Capital LLP
Scottish Shellfish
The Big Prawn Company
Nomad Foods
Northern Food Co. Ltd
Seafood & Eat It
Whitby- Seafoods
Ghillie & Glen

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By sector: Seafood, Fish (in Seafood)

By market: United Kingdom (in Europe)

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