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UK Food Market Market Review

  • ID: 3927
  • January 2001
  • Region: United Kingdom
  • Key Note Ltd
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Report CoverageThis report reviews key trends and developments in the UK retail food market. The core segments covered are: meat and meat products fish and fish products fruit and vegetables dairy products, eggs, oils and fats bread, cakes, biscuits and cereals miscellaneous foods, such as sugar, meal enhancers (sauces and pickles), ready meals, pizza, soup, rice and pasta. As well as industry and market trends, there is also a consideration of corporate developments, consumer purchasing patterns and advertising expenditure.Market SizeIn 2000, total retail sales in all the sectors covered by this report were £44.29bn at current prices - an increase of 2.5% on the figure for 1999. There was also a 2.9% growth in sales at constant 1995 prices. This was the best year-on-year growth for many years. Price increases and some notable increases in consumption in sectors such as meat and meat products, milk, and biscuits and cakes have helped to raise sales.The food-processing and food-retailing industries are both becoming increasingly concentrated. In food processing, a number of large vertically integrated companies are market leaders in most sectors. In food retailing, the `big four' READ MORE >

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