British beef and lamb facings dip in November
Published:  12 January, 2018

Overall multiple retailer facings of British beef and lamb both fell 2%year-on-year in November. 

According to AHDB Beef & Lamb’s most recent watch summary, Asda’s beef and lamb facings dropped in November compared to the previous year.

The retailer’s facings of British beef fell 2% year-on-year, while its lamb fell a massive 25%.

Tesco’s facings of British beef fell 11% although its lamb facings were up 7% year-on-year.

Other increases in stocking British produce came from Sainsbury’s, whose lamb facings rose 2% year-on-year.

Discount retailers Aldi and Lidl continued their policy of having 100% British beef and lamb facings in their stores, as did multiple retailers Marks & Spencer, The Co-operative and Waitrose.

Morrisons showed no year-on-year increase in British facings, but grew 1% and 2% for beef and lamb respectively compared to the last time the summary was carried out in August 2017.

Budgens also experienced a 9% increase in British lamb facings compared to August, but no year-on-year growth.