United Kingdom: organic products grocery market share in 2016, by retailer

The statistic shows the share of the organic market for major grocery retailers compared to their overall grocery share in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2016. The best performing retailer regarding organic market share is Sainsbury's at 28 percent, while the worst is Iceland with zero percent of the organic market within the grocery sector. Supermarkets are the main purchase channel from which organic products are purchased, with year on year increases in sales value. The organic market itself, having suffered setbacks following the economic downturn, is once again on the rise and the value of organic market sales recovering. An increasingly large portion of British consumers have bought organic food products, with younger consumers the most likely to consider it important to eat organic.

Share of organic products in the grocery market in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2016, by retailer

Total grocery (not overall retail) %Organic % *
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Release date

March 2016


United Kingdom

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* Market estimates.

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