Continuing the strong sales trend seen in 2016, the value and volume of warmwater shrimp sold in U.K. retail continued to increase in the first-quarter of 2017. Indeed, the product has shown the most growth of all seafood sold in the channel over the past year.

According to the latest Nielsen ScanTrack data supplied by the U.K. Seafish Authority, total warmwater shrimp sales for the 52 weeks ending 25 March 2017 amounted to GBP 266.4 million (USD 341.3 million, EUR 304.9 million), up 9…