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Meat & Meat Products

This Key Note Market Update examines the UK market for meat and meat products. This market continues to exhibit year-on-year growth with the value of total sales increasing by 2.6% in 2014.

Executive Summary

This Key Note Market Update examines the UK market for meat and meat products. This market continues to exhibit year-on-year growth with the value of total sales increasing by 2.6% in 2014. Growth was spread across all four market sectors in 2014 but some categories have consistently outperformed others over the 5-year review period.

With the exception of the other meat and meat products sector the carcass meat sector remains the largest in this market. Yet value growth in this timeframe has largely been driven by rising retail prices of beef lamb and pork rather than increasing volume sales. The poultry sector is the next largest in this market having experienced increased demand in recent decades; the bacon and ham sector is the smallest in this market owing to its relative lack of versatility. Finally the other meat and meat products sector — which is technically the largest owing to the fact that it contains a huge range of products — exhibited healthy growth in 2014 as the demand for convenience remained penetrative.

However such consistent growth across all sectors is not indicative of increased consumption. In the majority of instances per capita consumption continued to exhibit a downwards trend in 2014. Despite the onset of a gradual economic recovery consumer spending power remains low; when combined with dramatic price inflation as a result of increased global demand meat is now widely perceived to be a relative luxury. Subdued volume sales have been compounded by health...


Introduction & Definition
REPORT COVERAGE
MARKET SECTORS
1. Executive Summary
2. What’s KEY in the Market?
KEY DRIVERS
Price
Health
Convenience
MARKET TRENDS
Consumption
Table 2.1: Weekly UK Consumption of Meat and Meat Products by Type (grams per person), 2010-2014
Retail Prices
Table 2.2 UK Retail Price Index for Meat and Meat Products in the UK (index 1987=100), 2010-2014
Provenance
ECONOMIC TRENDS
Table 2.3: UK Economic Trends (000, £m, %, million and £), 2009-2013
MARKET POSITION
Table 2.4: Total UK Consumer Expenditure on Meat and Meat Products and All Food by Value (£m and %), 2010-2014
HOW ROBUST IS THE MARKET?
3. Market Size, Segmentation & Forecasts
MARKET SIZE & SEGMENTATION
The Total Market
By Volume
Table 3.1: New Supply of Meat for Domestic Use in the UK (000 tonnes and %), 2010-2014
By Value
Table 3.2: UK Consumer Expenditure on Meat and Meat Products by Sector by Value at Current Prices (£m at rsp), 2010-2014
By Market Sector
Carcass Meat
Table 3.3: UK Consumer Expenditure on Carcass Meat by Value at Current Prices (£m at rsp and %), 2010-2014
Poultry
Table 3.4: UK Consumer Expenditure on Poultry by Value at Current Prices (£m at rsp and %), 2010-2014
Bacon and Ham
Table 3.5: UK Consumer Expenditure on Bacon and Ham by Value at Current Prices (£m at rsp and %), 2010-2014
Other Meat and Meat Products
Table 3.6: UK Consumer Expenditure on Other Meat and Meat Products by Value at Current Prices (£m at rsp and %), 2010-2014
FORECASTS
Future Trends
Clear Label
Vegetarianism, Veganism and Flexitarianism
Farming Techniques
Future Economic Trends
Table 3.7: Economic Forecasts (000, % and million), 2014-2018
Forecast Total Market
Table 3.8: Forecast UK Consumer Expenditure on Meat and Meat Products by Sector by Value at Current Prices (£m at rsp), 2015-2019
Figure 3.6: Forecast UK Consumer Expenditure on Meat and Meat Products by Sector by Value at Current Prices (£m at rsp), 2015-2019
MARKET GROWTH
Figure 3.7: Growth in UK Consumer Expenditure on Meat and Meat Products by Value at Current Prices (£m at rsp), 2010-2019
4. Overseas Trade
OVERSEAS TRADE
General Overview
Table 4.1: UK Overseas Trade in Meat and Meat Products by Type by Value (£m), 2009-2013
Table 4.1: UK Overseas Trade in Meat and Meat Products by Value (£m), 2009-2013
Exports
Table 4.2: UK Exports of Meat by Type and Value (£m), 2013
Table 4.3: UK Exports of Meat to Selected Countries by Type and Value (£m), 2013
Imports
Table 4.4: UK Imports of Meat by Type and Value (£m), 2013
Table 4.5: UK Imports of Meat from Selected Countries by Type and Value (£m), 2013
5. Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities & Threats
STRENGTHS
WEAKNESSES
OPPORTUNITIES
THREATS
6. PESTEL
POLITICAL
ECONOMIC
SOCIAL
TECHNOLOGICAL
ENVIRONMENTAL
LEGISLATIVE
7. Company Financials
8. Further Sources
Publications
Government Publications
Other Sources
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