An analysis of the UK fish market and composition and identification of the key supply chain/players.

The objective of this study was to conduct a UK market study of tuna (canned sector) and whitefish species, analysing the market composition and identifying the main supply chains for the species of most interest. An estimate of the amount of product of each species which may come from illegal, unregulated or unreported (IUU) origins in the most predominant of the UK supply chains would then be generated and ‘weak’ points in the different supply chains which enable the IUU seafood to enter the UK market highlighted.

 A summary of the species under consideration was presented along with a breakdown from the source countries identifying the estimated level of IUU in the UK market as a whole and from each of the countries supplying the species under consideration to the UK market.

Ref: 

GB1744

Start Date: 

Wednesday, 1 May, 2013 to Friday, 31 January, 2014

Services Provided: 

IUU and market chain analysis.

Provision of advice to industry.

% as lead firm: 

100

Proportion MRAG: 

100

Duration (months): 

9

Number of Staff: 

4

Staff Names and Functions: 

John Pearce Emi Katoh Robert Wakeford Hannah Norbury

Name of Client: 

WWF (UK)

Client Address: 

United Kingdom

Project Tags: 

Services: 

Origin of Funding: 

WWF (UK)

Country: 

UK

Project Value: 

£51,750

Region: