Meat Industry Brexit Impact Report

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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BMPA at work

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Representing Our Members

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

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BMPA Pork Scheme

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

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Industry Briefings

Valuable market intelligence to give our members a competitive advantage.

Westminster London

Government Consultations

A way to influence and shape policy and legislation before it enters Parliament.

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Nudges to change our diet shouldn’t harm our health

Any policy decisions and ‘nudges’ should result in equitable access to foods that provide quality nutrition, particularly to those on lower incomes.

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Join the Pork Scheme

Join and be part of the standard behind the Red Tractor.

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Become a member

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

As poultry firms pounce on the 5500 foreign worker visas as a vital lifeline for their businesses, Lib Dem MP Sarah Olney says "Drivers, butchers and shop owners have been proved right all along".
We wish she wasn't right, but this labour shortage is crippling all meat companies.

Will labour shortages mean higher food prices and lower choice in shops?

On Tuesday we'll ask @NFUtweets, @britishpoultry, @NatPigAssoc + @BPOA_homegrown & @BMPA_INFO, @BritishVets + @Foodanddrinkfed what #Brexit and #covid19 mean for staff recruitment👇
https://committees.parliament.uk/committee/52/environment-food-and-rural-affairs-committee/news/158228/labour-shortages-mps-hear-from-farmers-and-food-manufacturers/

There is still time to sign up for our meat market webinar later this week. Covering trends in the retail and foodservice market and if they have balanced over the last year https://ahdb.org.uk/consumer-insight-webinars-2021 @TheAHDB @AHDB_Pork @AHDB_BeefLamb #AHDBInsight