Access to the Chinese pork market, big win says UFU

Monday 14th August 2017

The Ulster Farmers’ Union says securing access to the Chinese pork market is a big win for the industry.  It says this is the result of a successful drive over a number of years by processors, politicians, officials and farmers to open up one of the world's biggest pork markets to products from Northern Ireland.


Commenting on the decision Ulster Farmers’ Union pork and bacon chairman, Norman Robson, said access to China would ultimately add value to carcases, and said he looked forward to seeing the first exports in the near future.  “The Chinese market has the potential to offer significant long-term demand for pork products.  Access to this market should boost returns for processors.  Farmers will now look forward to seeing this added value distributed fairly along the supply chain,” he said.

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