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.

BMPA at work

meat processing worker

Representing Our Members

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

pigs on a farm

BMPA Pork Scheme

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

meat on production line

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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EFRA Committee challenges industry on beef prices

Last week’s EFRA Committee meeting provided a good opportunity to interrogate why the farm gate beef price in the UK is currently so low.

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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.

New Zealand livestock farmers are being asked to reduce methane emissions based on an international report despite the report's authors saying it should not be used on an individual country basis.

We must differentiate between different farming systems.

https://bit.ly/33ItyIk

A potted primer on the 'Global Warming Potential' of different greenhouse gasses including methane from cows.

Turns out they're not all the same, and we must be careful we're using the right calculations when comparing the environmental impacts of cows vs cars, for example.

New consumer trends report cites interesting Nielsen figures showing that 'US sales of meat with health or environmental claims are growing rapidly, led by “organic” up 13.1%
and “grass-fed” up 12.2%'https://bit.ly/2PRg8pc

Good news for the UK's high-standards, grass fed meat!