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 Pork Scheme

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

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Valuable market intelligence to give our members a competitive advantage.

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

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A thin deal with the EU will not cover the cracks

Although the deal avoids tariffs and quotas, it provides no relief from the full burden of becoming a third country when exporting to the EU.

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

Our #FoodWasteActionWeek lorries will be travelling the country to spread the message that wasting food feeds #climatechange!

Find out how to cut #foodwaste at https://bit.ly/383CNa1

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This is encouraging. SPS requirements cause the most trade friction which could be massively mitigated by having some sort of common veterinary area where EU/UK agree on parallel rules, or "autonomous adaptation" as the Swiss call it.

We've written an article about why our current export system is not fit for our modern, just-in-time food supply chain. You can read it here: https://bit.ly/3qcgk0O
We've also given the EFRA Committee details of how the system should be overhauled.
@DefraGovUK @tradegovuk_food