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Red Meat Sales Soar in Lockdown

June 24, 2020 4:27 pm

Even though the meat industry continues to face pressure due to Covid-19 and lockdown, sales of
beef and lamb have increased.

This was partly due to the closure of foodservice markets such as restaurants, hotels and pubs.
Consumers have therefore been buying more red meat for consumption at home. For the period of
12 weeks to mid-May 2020 spending on beef increased by almost 27% on the year.

Looking at the data, consumers purchased more each time they shopped and also increased their
frequency of their shopping trips. This was probably helped by the warmer weather the UK has been
experiencing. The weather this week is looking to be warmer than many other foreign countries with
sales of red meat looking set to increase as it is prime BBQ weather.

The increase is not limited to beef with sales of lamb also increasing by as much as 7%.

With the sales of meat increasing Seven Refrigeration is in prime position to support the industry
meet the consumer demand by supplying additional cold storage on their sites. We can help you

Seven Refrigeration are Portable Cold Storage specialists with vast experience in supplying
Refrigerated Containers across the United Kingdom.

Seven can supply 20ft or 40ft Cold Storage Container solutions on a short or long term hire basis.
Delivered directly to your site to support your operation and help maintain your supply to your
customers. We can offer flexible hire terms dependent on your requirements.

Call us to discuss your solution on 01473 261780 or email

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