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Mexican pork industry team visits UK

 

By Aidan Fortune, GlobalMeatNews

04-Jul-2019

 

The UK meat industry is rolling out the welcome wagon to Mexico as delegates visit to examine its pork market.

 

Representatives from the Mexican livestock industry will be learning more about the UK’s pork sector when they arrive in the country later this week.

 

The six-day mission was organised by the Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) and the Department for International Trade (DIT) in Mexico, to help promote UK pork for this market.

 

During the visit, Mexican delegates will tour farms, processors, supermarkets and a leading pig farming and genetics specialist.

 

The programme will also include a day at the Great Yorkshire Show, where the group will have an opportunity to meet with several stakeholders from the farming sector.

 

Among the delegation are veterinarians from the state of Jalisco, a major retailer from the north of the country and Mexican media – who will all get a chance to see first-hand the entire pork production process from farm to fork.

 

According to USDA figures, Mexico was the eight-largest consumer of pork as a nation in 2018 and the tenth largest pork producer.

 

AHDB senior export manager Susana Morris said the visit presents an “incredible opportunity”​.

 

“This is a fantastic chance to highlight the quality of our product and underline our high animal welfare, strict control of antibiotic use, world-leading assurance schemes and, of course, the exceptional taste and texture of our pork...

 

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Pork industry explored in Mexican commercial mission to the UK

 

The Pig Site

4 July 2019

 

Delegates from the Mexican livestock industry will be learning more about the UK’s pork sector when they arrive in the UK this weekend.

 

The six-day mission has been organised by the Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB), with support from the Department for International Trade (DIT) in Mexico, to help promote UK pork in this all-important market.

 

During the visit, delegates will tour farms, processors, supermarkets and a leading pig farming and genetics specialist.

 

The programme will also include a day at the Great Yorkshire Show, one of the biggest agricultural events in the English calendar, displaying the best of British farming, food and the countryside, where the group will have an opportunity to meet with several stakeholders from the farming sector.

 

Among the delegation are vets from the state of Jalisco, an important retailer from the north of the country and Mexican media – who will all get a chance to see first-hand the entire pork production process from farm to fork.

 

AHDB Senior Export Manager Susana Morris said the visit presents an incredible opportunity to showcase UK pork to influential industry experts in the Mexican market.

 

“This is a fantastic chance to highlight the quality of our product and underline our high animal welfare, strict control of antibiotic use, world-leading assurance schemes and, of course, the exceptional taste and texture of our pork...

 

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https://thepigsite.com/news/2019/07/pork-industry-explored-in-mexican-commercial-mission-to-the-uk