British Meat Processors Association
British Meat Processors Association

The leading trade body for the British meat industry.

Our industry employs around 97,000 people and is worth £8.2 billion a year to the UK. We are the voice of British meat processing.

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We work closely with Governments, regulators and other industry groups.

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BMPA is the standard behind the widely recognised Red Tractor consumer logo.

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Failure to prioritise frontline food factory workers for vaccine risks food shortages

The risk of more rapid spread of the virus amongst key workers, coupled with expected disruption of food supplies at our ports pose a severe challenge to the nation’s food supply chain.

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BMPA members account for a large share of the meat sector in the UK.

David Lindars from @BMPA_INFO said over 120 🚛 carrying 🇬🇧 meat were sat at Rotterdam port, incl one transporting 🐖 which had been stuck there for nearly 3 weeks since 1 Jan.

“There are huge issues with a system that is fundamentally not designed for a short shelf-life food.”

The scale of the unfolding crisis at borders for British meat exporters is explained by BMPA's @DavidLindars in this @politicshome article. The system is already creaking under the strain and companies are losing hundreds of thousands of pounds every day.
https://bit.ly/3o2vLr3

Writing in the @Daily_Express Nick Allen, CEO of BMPA explains some of the hidden problems British Meat companies are facing as a consequence of the new post-Brexit border protocols and a customs system that's not fit for purpose.
https://bit.ly/3sDs1jv