Food and Drink in Scotland: Key Facts

DescriptionThis booklet is published to coincide with the announcement of the findings from the National Discussion on the Future for Food in Scotland. It draws together key facts and figures on food and drink in Scotland. The facts are from a range of sources including official statistics, research and consumer surveys.
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Official Print Publication DateJune 2008
Website Publication DateJune 19, 2008

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Contents

Foreword

Introduction
Definitions
Key statistics at a glance

WEALTHIER AND FAIRER - GVA/Sales
Trend in gross value added in the food and drink industry in Scotland, 1998, 2005
Gross value added in food and drink manufacturing in Scotland by main sub-sectors, 1998, 2005
Sales in the food and drink industry in Scotland, 2005
Index of trend in sales in the food and drink industry in Scotland, 1998-2005

WEALTHIER AND FAIRER - Employment
Size of businesses in the food and drink industry in Scotland, 2005
Employment in the food and drink industry (including agriculture and fisheries) in Scotland, 2006
Index of trend in employment in the food and drink industry in Scotland, 1998-2006
Employees in the food and drink industry in Scotland by gender, 2006
Employees in the food and drink industry in Scotland part-time and full-time, 2006
Employment in sea fisheries catching sector in Scotland, 1998-2006
Employment in agriculture in Scotland, 1998-2006

WEALTHIER AND FAIRER - Trade
Trend in exports from the food and drink industry in Scotland (including agriculture and fisheries), 2002-2006
Composition of exports from the food and drink industry in Scotland (including agriculture and fisheries), 2006
Destination of food and drink manufacturing exports from Scotland, 2005
Destination of the majority of Scottish processors' sales by sector, 2008

WEALTHIER AND FAIRER - Markets
Retailer value shares of trade for total grocery in GB and Scotland, 2006, 2007
Estimated value of food procurement by public sector, Scotland, 2003-2004
Estimated value of food procurement by public sector by food type, Scotland, 2003-2004
Market for Scottish primary produce, 2004

SMARTER - R&D, Skills, Training and Labelling
Spending on research and development in food and drink manufacturing in Scotland as a % of GVA, 1998-2005
Skill shortages and skills gaps in food and drink manufacturing in Scotland, 2005
Food and drink manufacturing workplaces participating in government funded training schemes, Scotland, 2005
Frequency of referring to labelling information by Scottish consumers, 2007
Information looked for on food labels by Scottish consumers - unprompted, 2007
Scottish consumer views on the amount of information provided by food labelling, 2007

HEALTHIER - Diet and Nutrition
Household purchases of food and drink products by category - UK Country Comparisons, 2006
5 a day consumption of fruit and vegetables in Scotland, 2006
Percentage contributions of Total Energy Intake, Scotland, Average, 2001-2006
Trend in average energy intake in Scotland relative to other UK countries, 2006
Percentage of adults overweight and obese Scotland 1995, 1998, 2003
Percentage of adults overweight and obese by Scottish Region - 2003

STRONGER AND SAFER - Affordability, Access and Security
Annual UKRPI inflation rate by month May 2007, UK to April 2008
Monthly UKRPI percentage change May 2007-April 2008, UK
Distance to nearest large or medium general store by local authority, Scotland, 2006
Percentage of household expenditure on food and drink, Scotland, 2006
Scottish processors sourcing of inputs from within Scotland, 2008
Location of Food Standards Agency Licensed slaughterhouses in Scotland, 2006

GREENER - Land Use, Emissions, Waste and Organic Production
Agricultural land use in Scotland, 2007
Land under organic aid scheme, 1995-2007
Trends in greenhouse gas and acid rain precursor emissions from food and drink manufacturing in the UK to 2005
Breakdown of vehicle kilometres transporting food for UK consumers in 2004
Tonnes of avoidable and unavoidable food waste, Scotland
Estimate cost of avoidable food waste by household type, Scotland
Organic purchases by consumers by country and region of UK, 2006
Scottish consumers preferences to buy environmentally friendly products, 2004-2006
Scottish consumers reasons for buying local food, 2007

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