poultry© Tim Scrivener
The broiler sector has benefited from the continued move by consumers towards leaner meat, which saw the monthly volume of poultry meat rise more than 12% in the year to July 2017 to 16,900t a month. At present, the UK is the fourth-largest poultry meat producer in the EU, and is about 75% self-sufficient in poultry meat. It is perhaps the sector of UK farming that could most easily scale up post-Brexit, if trade arrangements made imports less competitive, says […]