Meat Industry Brexit Impact Report

British Meat Processors Association
British Meat Processors Association

Industry briefings

Through its close ties with Government, regulators, industry groups and buyers, BMPA generates valuable market intelligence.

We make it our business to cultivate close working relationships with key stakeholders up and down the food chain both here and in overseas markets. These connections allow us to build a detailed picture of the issues that affect companies and people working in the UK meat industry.

Our industry briefings give members a competitive edge and allow them to put in place informed, long-term plans and to respond effectively to rapidly unfolding situations.

It is our job to monitor developments and interpret the ‘inside’ information we have access to, then deliver timely, actionable, expert advice to our members. These confidential updates and reports ensure that BMPA members stay ahead of the game.

Our industry briefings give members a competitive edge and allow them to put in place informed, long-term plans and to respond effectively to rapidly unfolding situations.

The period in the run-up to Brexit will, without doubt, throw up the biggest challenges that the British meat industry has faced for decades. Businesses large and small need reliable intelligence to be able to keep up with and respond to the changing industry landscape. Business and investment decisions will rely on having a clear picture, and BMPA is committed to providing that.

We encourage any operators in the industry who are not yet members to consider joining. You will not only get immediate access to all our private industry briefings, but will add your voice to our on-going lobbying and advocacy work.

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CO2 gas bottles

Co2 / 24 Sep /

Pig in Blanket on a Christmas tree

Workforce / 20 Aug /

Map of Europe with the UK separating

11 May /

clothing label saying one size fits none

Industry / 15 Apr /

Nick Allen spoke to @BBCWorldatOne earlier this week to update listeners on the unfolding Co2 crisis and explain what the 3 week reprieve negotiated by Government means for meat processors.
Also on the on-going labour shortage
Listen from 10:28 mins
https://bbc.in/3EMEkjA

Labour shortage - Nick Allen speaks to Radio 4's You & Yours on the causes of meat plant labour shortages and the temporary fix this strategically key sector needs so it can transition from a predominantly migrant workforce to home-grown workers.
https://bbc.in/3iksMKX

Co2 crisis: @DavidLindars spoke to John Pienaar last night on @TimesRadio.Lost supply won't be replaced in 3 weeks, but BMPA has heard from firms with alternative supply options. We’ll announce more soon.
Listen from 14:01 minutes
https://bit.ly/3zxr4LN