Cod is king: Species grows across UK retail, foodservice

Published on
July 13, 2016

Last year, the United Kingdom imported 115,321 metric tons (MT) of cod and cod products worth GBP 440 million (USD 582.3 million, EUR 527.1 million), an increase of 7.3 percent compared with 2014, thereby achieving an average price of GBP 3.81 (USD 5.04, EUR 4.57) per kg, an increase of 8.3 percent, according to a new trade update published by Seafish.  

The report finds the most common cod import format was frozen fillets, accounting for 63 percent of the overall trade, followed by frozen…

Contributing Editor reporting from London, UK

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