Copesco-Sefrisa expects higher sales of smoked salmon for Christmas
Royal Copesco-Sefrisa expects more than 6% in smoked salmon sales during the Christmas season, as compared to 2011.
According to the company, the consumption of this product grew 7.5% last Christmas and represented 30% of the annual consumption.
Smoked salmon has a market quota of 90%, followed by trout and cod.
Joan Ignasi Monfort, general director of Royal Copesco-Sefrisa, says he is pleased with the sales expectations.
While Copesco-Sefrisa recognises that salmon is a product that is highly associated with Christmas, it says that "thanks to its nutritional characteristics, variety possibilities when cooking and good taste, this fish has gradually become a type of food that has no distinctive season."
Monfort added that the increase in salmon consumption that has been noticed in Spain for some years due in large part, in addition to the appeal of the product, "to the efforts made by manufacturers and distributors in offering an extensive range of products adapted to most consumer needs, both in price and quality."