Markets and prices

15 March 2019

Over the last 25 years, the number of independent butchers in the UK has reduced by 60%. However, this has now steadied as consumers are increasingly willing to shop based on factors other than convenience and price.

13 March 2019

Data suggests consumers are less sensitive to butter prices as prices increase

8 March 2019

Strategies are being put in place to minimise disruption

6 March 2019

Scratch cooking is on the rise. Brexit, higher inflation and increasing prices could be contributing to the trend.

25 February 2019

The food delivery market has seen double digit growth in the last year as new players enter the market and expand the offering

22 February 2019

This year was particularly strong for smaller roasting joint sizes, party food and fresh cream


AHDB & NFU 'Dashboards'

These quick reference market trend dashboards for Dairy, Pig & Poultry, Arable & Potatoes, Beef & Lamb provide an update on key market drivers and indicators. These have been published quarterly by AHDB working in partnership with the NFU.

September 2018 publications:

The information from these dashboards can be reproduced in part or in full provided there is clear acknowledgement of the 'source: AHDB and NFU'.