EU extends grace period for British meat sales in NI
Jun30

EU extends grace period for British meat sales in NI

The European Union has formally postponed a ban on some British meat products being sold in Northern Ireland.

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HGV driver shortage ‘could spell catastrophe’
Jun30

HGV driver shortage ‘could spell catastrophe’

Food industry bodies, including representatives of the meat business, have been calling on the UK Government to address the lack of available HGV drivers.

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PML moves some operations to Kent satellite site
Jun23

PML moves some operations to Kent satellite site

Perishable Movements Ltd says the new site just off junction 11 of the M20 will offer a ‘seamless, efficient freight forwarding service’.

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Warning that Brexit labour crisis likely to slow meat production
Jun21

Warning that Brexit labour crisis likely to slow meat production

Members of leading trade organisations are warning that unless things improve, the Brexit labour crisis means they will have to start slowing down production.

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Lamb and mutton exports to EU fall nearly 15% since 2019
Jun18

Lamb and mutton exports to EU fall nearly 15% since 2019

The Food and Drink Federation (FDF) reports that export values for all the UK’s top ten products exported to EU have dropped from 2019 to 2021.

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Scotland’s meat industry calls for more scrutiny on FTAs
Jun11

Scotland’s meat industry calls for more scrutiny on FTAs

The chief executives of NFU Scotland, Quality Meat Scotland and the Scottish Association of Meat Wholesalers are among the signatories of a letter to the government, urging more industry consultation over Free Trade Agreements (FTAs).

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