Egg market still tight despite foodservice closures

RETAIL DEMAND remains so high that the foodservice sector may struggle to source eggs when it does reopen.

Almost 10 weeks into the UK's lockdown and egg markets remain tight.

Sainsbury's is the latest retailer to say it may import free-range eggs to meet its requirements, while Lidl has been buying Dutch barn egg to supplement Lion colony.

Wholesale prices have not eased from their current two-year highs on free-range (and are eve...

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