Organic salmon sales have dropped significantly in the UK market in recent years as consumers have reigned in their food spending because of inflation.

In the UK, organic salmon sales fell 14.9 percent in volume and 5.3 percent in value during the last year, compared with standard salmon, which instead increased by 5 percent in sales value but fell 7.6 percent in volume.

“Organic salmon is struggling due to its significantly higher price, UK-based seafood trade association SeaFish Market Insight Analyst Richard Watson told IntraFish.