UK frozen coldwater prawns sales tumble as prices soar

Published on
September 12, 2016

The volume and value of seafood sold in the frozen channel of U.K. retail has steadily declined over the past year with coldwater prawns one of the biggest losers in the downward trend.

For the 12 months ending 21 May 2016, the total volume of seafood sold in frozen retail amounted to 105,622 metric tons (MT), a decrease of 3.3 percent year-on-year, while the total value of these sales fell 0.3 percent to GBP 688.4 million (USD 915.4 million, EUR 815.8 million), according to new Nielsen ScanTra…

Contributing Editor reporting from London, UK

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