International meat consumption is predicted to develop by 1.8% from 2023 to 2024, whereas UK pink meat exports hit file ranges in 2022 with a worth of £1.7 billion.
This was a part of the message from Agriculture and Horticulture Improvement Board (AHDB) chair, Nicholas Saphir talking on the levy board’s latest Export Convention, held at Butchers’ Corridor.
Saphir mentioned: “Our exporters and colleagues in Authorities must be congratulated on the fabulous job carried out in driving export progress for UK agri-food which is mirrored within the figures from 2022.
“It’s, nonetheless, crucial to take care of the momentum and construct on this success. With the anticipated progress in international meat and dairy consumption, now could be a pivotal second for extra UK exporters to grab on the export alternatives introduced.”
He continued: “The Authorities’s pledge at its latest Farm to Fork summit was very encouraging and can complement AHDB’s £8 million annual funding in exports to facilitate commerce and develop our repute as a producer of high quality, protected and healthful meals.”
A brand new technique, Past Borders, was unveiled on the convention, aimed toward delivering enhanced providers to assist extra exporters maximise the worldwide potential for prime quality home produce.
The technique units out plans to encourage extra companies to develop their export potential with the assistance of AHDB providers.