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Fish and Fish Products Market Report 2002

  • ID: 35065
  • November 2002
  • Region: United Kingdom
  • Key Note Ltd
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According to National Statistics, expenditure on fish and fish products for consumption in the home was £2.29bn in 2001, just 3.8% of household expenditure on all food and non-alcoholic drink. This figure includes other product categories, such as speciality fish, pickled fish and other preserved fish beyond the scope of this report. Of this, £1.78bn was accounted for by sales of fresh and chilled, frozen and canned fish, as covered in this report. This represents an increase of 6.9% on the previous year. As in other food sectors, consumers require products that are convenient and good value for money. The growing involvement of grocery multiples ensures a wide choice on specialist counters, in the chiller cabinet, in freezers and on the shelves. Single servings of fish in a sauce sell particularly well and even the canned sector has been able to accommodate this need for convenience, with ring-pull openings, boneless sardines and variants such as fish in mayonnaise or curry, as well as ready-to-eat fish in pouches and snack pots.

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TABLE OF CONTENTS:
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<BR>Executive Summary 1
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<BR>1. Market Definition 9
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<BR>REPORT COVERAGE 9
<BR>MARKET SECTORS 9
<BR>Fresh and Chilled Fish 9
<BR>Frozen Fish 9
<BR>Canned Fish 9
<BR>MARKET TRENDS 10
<BR>Convenience 10
<BR>Organic Produce 10
<BR>Health Issues 10
<BR>Retail Prices 11
<BR>MARKET POSITION 11
<BR>The UK 11
<BR>Household Expenditure on Food and Non-Alcoholic Drink 11
<BR>Expenditure on Fish as Part of Household Expenditure on All Food and Non-Alcoholic Drink 11
<BR>Table 1: Expenditure on Fish and Fish Products as Part of Household Expenditure on All Food and Non-Alcoholic Drink (£m and %), 1997-2001 12
<BR>Overseas 12
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<BR>2. Market Size 13
<BR>
<BR>THE TOTAL MARKET 13
<BR>Table 2: The Total UK Market for Fish and Fish Products by Value at Current Prices (£m at rsp and %), 1997-2001 13
<BR>Table 3: Consumer Expenditure on Fish and Fish Products by Sector by Value at Current Prices (£m at rsp and %), 1997-2001 14
<BR>Household Consumption of Fish and Fish Products 14
<BR>Table 4: Household Consumption of Fish by Volume (000 tonnes), 1996-2000 14
<BR>Consumption and Expenditure Per Person 15
<BR>The Expenditure and Food Survey 15
<BR>The National Food Survey 15
<BR>Table 5: Consumption and Expenditure on Fish and Fish Products Per Person Per Week (grams and pence), 1997-2000 15
<BR>BY MARKET SECTOR 16
<BR>Fresh and Chilled Fish 17
<BR>Table 6: Consumer Expenditure on Fresh and Chilled Fish by Value at Current Prices (£m at rsp and %), 1997-2001 17
<BR>Popular Species of Fresh and Chilled Fish 17
<BR>Table 7: Household Purchases of the Most Popular Fresh and Chilled Fish by Type by Value (£m), Year Ending 10th December 2001 18
<BR>Frozen Fish 18
<BR>Table 8: Consumer Expenditure on Frozen Fish by Value at Current Prices (£m at rsp and %), 1997-2001 18
<BR>Type of Format 19
<BR>Table 9: Retail Sales of Frozen Fish by Type of Format (% of total and %), 2000 19
<BR>Table 10: Retail Sales of Frozen Coated Fish by Type of Format (% of total and %), 2000 20
<BR>Canned Fish 20
<BR>Table 11: Consumer Expenditure on Canned Fish by Value at Current Prices (£m at rsp and %), 1997-2001 20
<BR>By Product Type 21
<BR>Table 12: Consumer Expenditure on Canned Fish by Product Type (%), 2001 21
<BR>Shellfish 21
<BR>Table 13: Farmed Shellfish Production in the UK by Volume (tonnes), 2000 21
<BR>SUPPLY — THE UK FLEET 22
<BR>Table 14: Landings of Sea Fish by UK Vessels by Volume and by Value (000 tonnes and £m), 1995, 1998, 1999 and 2000 22
<BR>Table 15: UK Landings of Sea Fish by Type by Volume and by Value Share (%), 2000 23
<BR>OVERSEAS TRADE 23
<BR>Table 16: UK Imports and Exports of Fish and Shellfish by Value (£m), 1996-2000 23
<BR>Imports 23
<BR>Table 17: UK Imports of Fish and Shellfish by Value and by Volume (£m, 000 tonnes and %), 1996-2000 24
<BR>Table 18: UK Imports of Fish and Fish Products by Value (£000), 2001 24
<BR>Dead and Live Fresh, Chilled or Frozen Fish 24
<BR>Table 19: UK Imports of Dead and Live Fresh, Chilled or Frozen Fish by Value (£000), 2001 25
<BR>Dried and Salted Fish, Fish in Brine and Smoked, Flours, Meals and Pellets 25
<BR>Table 20: UK Imports of Dried and Salted Fish, Fish in Brine and Smoked, Flours, Meals and Pellets by Value (£000), 2001 26
<BR>Crustaceans, Molluscs, Aquatic Invertebrates, Flours, Meals and Pellets 26
<BR>Table 21: UK Imports of Crustaceans, Molluscs, Aquatic Invertebrates, Flours, Meals and Pellets by Value (£000), 2001 27
<BR>Exports 27
<BR>Table 22: UK Exports of Fish and Shellfish by Value and by Volume (£m, 000 tonnes and %), 1996-2000 28
<BR>Table 23: UK Exports of Fish and Fish Products by Value (£000), 2001 28
<BR>Dead and Live Fresh, Chilled or Frozen Fish 29
<BR>Table 24: UK Exports of Dead and Live Fresh, Chilled or Frozen Fish (£000), 2001 29
<BR>Dried and Salted Fish, Fish in Brine and Smoked, Flours, Meals and Pellets 29
<BR>Table 25: UK Exports of Dried and Salted Fish, Fish in Brine and Smoked, Flours, Meals and Pellets by Value (£000), 2001 30
<BR>Crustaceans, Molluscs, Aquatic Invertebrates, Flours, Meals and Pellets 30
<BR>Table 26: UK Exports of Crustaceans, Molluscs, Aquatic Invertebrates, Flours, Meals and Pellets by Value (£000), 2001 31
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<BR>3. Industry Background 32
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<BR>RECENT HISTORY 32
<BR>Table 27: The UK Fishing Fleet by Number of Vessels, 1998-2000 33
<BR>NUMBER OF COMPANIES 33
<BR>Traditional Fishing and the Operation of Fish Hatcheries 33
<BR>Table 28: Number of UK VAT-Based Enterprises Engaged in the Fishing Industry by Turnover Sizeband (number of companies), 2002 33
<BR>Fish Processing 34
<BR>Table 29: Number of UK VAT-Based Enterprises Engaged in the Fish Processing Industry by Turnover Sizeband (number of companies), 2002 34
<BR>EMPLOYMENT 34
<BR>REGIONAL VARIATIONS IN THE MARKETPLACE 35
<BR>DISTRIBUTION 35
<BR>Table 30: Number of UK VAT-Based Specialist Fishmongers by Turnover Sizeband (£000), 2002 35
<BR>HOW ROBUST IS THE MARKET? 36
<BR>LEGISLATION 36
<BR>Industry Standard 37
<BR>KEY TRADE ASSOCIATIONS 38
<BR>British Marine Finfish Association 38
<BR>UK Fish Industry Forum 38
<BR>Fish Information Services 38
<BR>The Fishermen's Association 38
<BR>Frozen at Sea Fillets Association 38
<BR>Grimsby Fish Merchants Association 38
<BR>The International Council for the Exploration of the Sea 38
<BR>Marine Conservation Society 39
<BR>National Federation of Fishermen's Organisations 39
<BR>Sea Fish Industry Authority 39
<BR>Seafood Scotland 39
<BR>The Shellfish Association of Great Britain 39
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<BR>4. Competitor Analysis 40
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<BR>THE MARKETPLACE 40
<BR>Brand Shares 40
<BR>Fresh and Chilled Fish 40
<BR>Frozen Fish 40
<BR>Table 31: Brand Shares of Frozen Fish by Type (%), 2000 40
<BR>Canned Fish 40
<BR>MARKET LEADERS 41
<BR>Birds Eye Wall's Ltd 41
<BR>Company Structure 41
<BR>Current and Future Developments 41
<BR>Financial Results 41
<BR>Dawnfresh Seafoods Ltd 41
<BR>Company Structure 41
<BR>Current and Future Developments 41
<BR>Financial Results 41
<BR>HJ Heinz Company Ltd 42
<BR>Company Structure 42
<BR>Current and Future Developments 42
<BR>John West Foods Ltd 42
<BR>Financial Results 42
<BR>Lyons Seafood Ltd 42
<BR>Company Structure 42
<BR>Current and Future Developments 43
<BR>Financial Results 43
<BR>Marr Foods Ltd 43
<BR>Company Structure 43
<BR>Current and Future Developments 43
<BR>Financial Results 43
<BR>Moray Seafoods Ltd 43
<BR>Company Structure 43
<BR>Financial Results 44
<BR>Northern Foods PLC 44
<BR>Company Structure 44
<BR>Financial Results 44
<BR>Princes Ltd 44
<BR>Company Structure 44
<BR>Financial Results 45
<BR>Seafood Marketing International PLC 45
<BR>Company Structure 45
<BR>Current and Future Developments 45
<BR>Financial Results 45
<BR>Uniq PLC 45
<BR>Current and Future Developments 46
<BR>Financial Results 46
<BR>Young's Bluecrest Seafood Ltd 46
<BR>Company Structure 46
<BR>Current and Future Developments 47
<BR>Financial Results 47
<BR>Other Companies 47
<BR>OUTSIDE SUPPLIERS 47
<BR>Fish Processing Equipment 47
<BR>Cold Storage and Distribution 48
<BR>Packaging 48
<BR>Aquaculture Equipment 48
<BR>ADVERTISING AND PROMOTION 48
<BR>Table 32: Main Media Advertising Expenditure on Fish and Fish Products (£000 and %), Years Ending June 1999-2002 49
<BR>Recent Promotions 49
<BR>John West Tuna 49
<BR>Captain Birds Eye 49
<BR>Seafish and Seafood Scotland 49
<BR>Young'uns 49
<BR>Princes Foods 49
<BR>National Seafood Week 50
<BR>Sea into the Future 50
<BR>Fish and Chip Shop of the Year 50
<BR>Austin Haddock MP 50
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<BR>5. Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats 51
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<BR>STRENGTHS 51
<BR>WEAKNESSES 51
<BR>OPPORTUNITIES 52
<BR>THREATS 52
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<BR>6. Buying Behaviour 54
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<BR>AVERAGE WEEKLY HOUSEHOLD EXPENDITURE 54
<BR>Table 33: Average Weekly Household Expenditure on Fish and Fish Products (£ and %), 2000/2001 54
<BR>Incidence of Purchase 55
<BR>Table 34: Penetration of Frozen Fish Fingers and Other Frozen Fish Products by Sex, Age and Social Grade (% of adults), 2002 55
<BR>Geographical Variations 57
<BR>Frequency of Purchase 57
<BR>Table 35: Frequency of Purchase of Frozen Fish Fingers and Other Frozen Fish Products (% of adults), 2002 57
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<BR>7. Current Issues 58
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<BR>MERGERS AND ACQUISITIONS 58
<BR>Albert Fisher Group PLC 58
<BR>Brake Brothers PLC 58
<BR>Coldwater Seafood (UK) Ltd 58
<BR>Hydro Seafood GSP Ltd 58
<BR>Loch Fyne Oysters 58
<BR>Marine Farms ASA 59
<BR>Unilever PLC 59
<BR>Young's Bluecrest Seafoods Ltd 59
<BR>BOARD CHANGES 59
<BR>Northern Foods PLC 59
<BR>Uniq PLC 59
<BR>NEW PRODUCTS 60
<BR>Birds Eye Wall's 60
<BR>McNab's Kippers 60
<BR>Microwaveable Fish and Chips 60
<BR>ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES 60
<BR>Cod 60
<BR>Genetically-Modified Meat Scare 60
<BR>Rivers 60
<BR>Salmon 61
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<BR>8. The Global Market 62
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<BR>FAEROE ISLANDS 62
<BR>ICELAND 62
<BR>JAPAN 62
<BR>NORWAY 63
<BR>GLOBAL NEWS 63
<BR>Antibiotic Residue 63
<BR>Atlantic Dawn 63
<BR>Beluga Sturgeon 63
<BR>British Columbia 63
<BR>High Liner Foods Incorporated 64
<BR>Indonesia 64
<BR>Namibia 64
<BR>Pakistan 64
<BR>Pescanova Group 64
<BR>Phillips Foods 64
<BR>Seafresh New Zealand 65
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<BR>9. Forecasts 66
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<BR>INTRODUCTION 66
<BR>FORECASTS 2002 TO 2006 66
<BR>Table 36: Consumer Expenditure on Fish and Fish Products by Sector by Value (£m and %), 2002-2006 66
<BR>FUTURE TRENDS 67
<BR>Fresh and Chilled Fish 67
<BR>Frozen Fish 67
<BR>Canned Fish 67
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<BR>10. Company Profiles 68
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<BR>Birds Eye Wall's Ltd 69
<BR>John West Foods Ltd 71
<BR>Northern Foods PLC 73
<BR>Princes Ltd 75
<BR>Uniq PLC 77
<BR>Young's Bluecrest Seafood Ltd 79
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<BR>11. Further Sources 81
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<BR>Associations 81
<BR>Publications 83
<BR>Directories 84
<BR>General Sources 84
<BR>Bonnier Information Sources 85
<BR>Government Publications 86
<BR>Other Sources 87

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