For the first time in over 20 years, British lamb has been exported to the United States.
The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) agreed last year to open up its market to British lambs, and this week the first shipment of lambs produced by meat processor Dumbea in Carmarthenshire, Wales, has arrived after required inspections. was airlifted to the United States.
The industry estimates that the US market is worth his £37million in his first five years of trading, and that British farmers have access to his market of over 300m US consumers. and enjoy lamb, Britain’s world-famous lamb. It’s part of government work. to increase exports and grow the economy.
The deal, agreed last year, comes as the government’s broader effort to boost growth and open up new opportunities for the UK food and agriculture sector, thereby boosting employment, skills and productivity across the country. is improved. This includes leveraging her new trade freedoms outside the EU through export opportunities to ensure that premium products are not only enjoyed domestically, but are favored around the world.
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