To maximise the opportunity for growth through overseas trade and remove barriers, government and industry have developed an Exports Action Plan.
Read the updated version of this plan at: www.gov.uk/government/publications/uk-food-and-drink-international-action-plan
Exporting is a key route to strong and sustainable growth in the farming, food and drink sector. However, the majority of UK agri-food exports are to mature markets, as opposed to the high-growth emerging consumer powers.
Research also indicates that only one in five agri-food small and medium-sized companies export in England.