April seafood sales at US retail hurt by earlier Easter holiday

“Consumer spending continues to drive economic growth and retail sales increases, though we see some moderation in spending as consumers continually search for value."
Fresh seafood section at a U.S. grocery store
Fresh seafood section at a U.S. grocery store | Photo courtesy of FMI - The Food Industry Association
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Fresh and frozen seafood prices continued to drop at U.S. retail stores in April, but seafood sales as a whole declined across the country, partly due to an earlier Easter holiday that took place 31 March. Frozen seafood prices declined 4.3 percent to USD 7.29 (EUR 6.75) per pound on average during the month compared to April 2023, according to data from research firm Circana, analyzed by Lakeland, Florida, U.S.A.-based 210 Analytics. Fresh seafood prices declined 0.6 percent to USD 9.56 (EUR…

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