Friday, 18 August 2017

Sales of British salmon surge as UK food exports hit record high

Sales of British salmon helped the UK to export a record value of food and drink in the first half of the year, according to industry figures.

Exports of the fish jumped more than 53% by value to £408m, the Food and Drink Federation (FDF) said.

UK food and drink exports rose 8.5% to £10.2bn, helped by the fall in the pound after last year's Brexit vote.

But the FDF warned that without a favourable Brexit trade deal, British exports could become less competitive.

BBC        News.

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