British Meat Processors Association
British Meat Processors Association

The leading trade body for the British meat industry.

Our industry employs over 75,000 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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Valuable market intelligence to give our members a competitive advantage.

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Government Consultations

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


Government salutes the ‘hidden heroes’ of the food industry

We have received a letter today from The Rt Hon. George Eustice, MP delivering a heart-felt message to everyone who works in the British food supply chain.

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

Alert to food businesses in Wales
We've had concerning news that the Welsh Govt. are to write the 2 meter social distancing rule into law which will come into effect 'early next week'
We'll keep you updated on developments on our Live Updates page:

BMPA's Nick Allen says there is enough food in the supply chain to meet consumer demand but 'when the dust settles ... there are going to be some damaging losses'. He also warns of potential labour issues on production lines due to the virus.

Remember Brexit? Well, news from the front is that "Brexit planning has fallen off a cliff. All operational staff at [Defra] have been diverted to COVID-19 work" according to Peter Hardwick of BMPA.
However, we remain focused on trade as well as Covid-19