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The U.K. egg industry continued to grow last year. Egg production and retail sales were higher, while egg imports contracted. Yet, despite growing demand and fewer imports, average prices paid to egg farmers last year per dozen eggs were down. The country’s egg producers are reasonably optimistic for the year ahead, yet there remain some clouds on the horizon.

Read the entire report about this regional growth in poultry demand exclusively in the April issue of Poultry International.
The U.K. faces the risk of further avian influenza incursions, and despite growing demand for eggs as a whole, some sectors of the egg market are thought to be approaching oversupply. While demand from supermarkets remains strong, the rise of discount supermarkets in the U.K. is adding further pressure to an already competitive retail market, and this could see prices paid to producers cut further.

 

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  • Egg products
  • Imports and exports
  • Eggs and retail
  • Rearing type

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