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Pork playing its part as UK food and drink exports hit record levels

12th Feb 2018 / By Alistair Driver

Global UK pork sales increased by 14% as UK food and drink exports reached £22 billion in 2017, a new record.

UK pork exports increased by 4.8% to 216,000 tonnes with a value of £293 million.

UK food and drink products are being sold in 217 markets, with pork, boosted by by strong sales to China, not the only product to make significant new inroads last year. Exports of milk & cream increased by 61%, while salmon was up by 23%.

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