agri-food exports

UK food and drink sees a significant and persistent drop in exports

UK food and drink sees a significant and persistent drop in exports

UK exports of food and drink are down £2.7 billion (-15.9%) in the first three quarters of 2021 compared to...

December 16, 2021

8 new attachés appointed to boost food/drink exports

8 new attachés appointed to boost food/drink exports

The government will add eight new agri-food and drink attachés in priority markets as part of its plan to boost...

November 30, 2021

Webinar to be held on upcoming UK trade changes

Webinar to be held on upcoming UK trade changes

The Republic of Ireland’s (RoI’s) Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine is holding a webinar with the UK government...

August 31, 2021

UK-Australia trade deal: What beef and lamb imports are included?

UK-Australia trade deal: What beef and lamb imports are included?

Australia will have significant opportunities to export beef and lamb products to the UK under the new trade deal agreed...

June 16, 2021

UK reaches free trade agreement with Australia

UK reaches free trade agreement with Australia

The UK and Australia have reached an agreement on international trade between the two countries – which could have a...

June 15, 2021

UK food and drink exports to the EU down £1.1 billion in first 2 months of 2021

UK food and drink exports to the EU down £1.1 billion in first 2 months of 2021

The Food and Drink Federation (FDF) has revealed that UK food and drink exports to the EU in the first...

April 26, 2021

Co-ops: ‘Up to 14-day delay in UK trade anticipated’ unless EU and UK engage further

Co-ops: ‘Up to 14-day delay in UK trade anticipated’ unless EU and UK engage further

Co-ops have called for the EU to simplify and streamline trade with the UK – and for mixed milk origin...

February 19, 2021

NIFDA concludes the Atlantic Food Export Project

NIFDA concludes the Atlantic Food Export Project

Despite the impact of Covid-19 on international trade, a three-year food export programme has succeeded in its goal of helping...

December 13, 2020

Chinese exports to leave from Cranswick’s NI plant in next 2 weeks

Chinese exports to leave from Cranswick’s NI plant in next 2 weeks

The first consignments of pork from Cranswick’s primary processing facility in Northern Ireland are expected to leave for China over...

December 3, 2020

NI beef processors place hope in US to replace ‘lost’ Canadian market

NI beef processors place hope in US to replace ‘lost’ Canadian market

Meat processors in Northern Ireland are hoping newly-cleared access to the US could replace sales to the Canadian market, should...

October 8, 2020

Race is on for NI firms to secure US customers for beef

Race is on for NI firms to secure US customers for beef

Thousands of Northern Irish farmers will soon see their produce represented in the US as two of the region’s major...

October 7, 2020

Welsh red meat exports up by £13 million in 2019

Welsh red meat exports up by £13 million in 2019

Hybu Cig Cymru – Meat Promotion Wales (HCC) has launched the latest edition of its ‘Little Book of Meat Facts’,...

July 30, 2020

Industry concern as less than a month left to secure basis of EU trade deal

Industry concern as less than a month left to secure basis of EU trade deal

The National Sheep Association (NSA) is calling for “reassurance and common sense” as the UK enters the final stages of...

June 9, 2020

UK meat exporters look for opportunities outside China as competition heats up

UK meat exporters look for opportunities outside China as competition heats up

Delegates to the first AHDB export webinar were told that work has begun to secure opportunities outside China as international...

June 8, 2020

UK food and drink exports down £700 million in first quarter

UK food and drink exports down £700 million in first quarter

British food and drink exports fell by over £700 million over the first quarter of 2020, according to analysis published...

May 28, 2020

Latest figures show 15% fall in UK lamb exports in 2020

Latest figures show 15% fall in UK lamb exports in 2020

Newly-released trade figures from HM Revenue and Customs show that the volume of sheepmeat exported from the UK in the...

May 21, 2020

Stena Line fights to keep ‘vital’ UK and Irish supply chains open

Stena Line fights to keep ‘vital’ UK and Irish supply chains open

Ferry company Stena Line has moved to reassure freight and travel customers that it is taking “every precaution possible” to...

April 1, 2020

UK beef could soon be heading to the US as officials agree export deal

UK beef could soon be heading to the US as officials agree export deal

Beef from the UK could soon be heading to the United States after government officials agreed on the next step...

March 9, 2020