The European Union has formally postponed a ban on some British meat products being sold in Northern Ireland.
Food industry bodies, including representatives of the meat business, have been calling on the UK Government to address the lack of available HGV drivers.
Perishable Movements Ltd says the new site just off junction 11 of the M20 will offer a ‘seamless, efficient freight forwarding service’.
Members of leading trade organisations are warning that unless things improve, the Brexit labour crisis means they will have to start slowing down production.
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.
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).