British Meat Processors Association
British Meat Processors Association

Our work

As the association at the heart of Britain’s meat industry we provide the most diverse forum for Government, consumers and companies throughout the food industry.

We enable key players to work together to raise and maintain the UK’s internationally renowned food safety standards.

We not only represent the interests of our members, but actively work with them to maintain Britain’s high standard and reputation for a quality and regulated meat industry. Our activities include:

  • Provision of up to the minute information and guidance on industry issues affecting our members
  • Representation to Government in the UK and Europe to help shape policy
  • Provision of specialist advice and assistance on technical, legislative and enforcement matters
  • Ownership and management of the key pigmeat product and manufacturing standards behind the widely recognised Red Tractor consumer logo.
  • Managing the Climate Change Levy Discount Scheme designed to encourage the meat industry to operate in a more environmentally friendly way

Articles All articles

tractor ploughing a field

10, May 2018

Agriculture / Can DEFRA ‘Health & Harmony’ plan guarantee food security after Brexit?

Green fields in the English countryside

01, May 2018

Food security / Meat industry to provide ideas on Government’s vision for a ‘Green Brexit’

A balanced diet of meat and vegetables

13, Apr 2018

Health / New publication injects some balance into the red meat debate

Foodex exhibition hall

03, Apr 2018

Events / BMPA at Foodex: Food safety tools and tactics