Written Question: Food Exports


John Stevenson: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what steps her Department is taking to increase exports of British food and drink products.

George Eustice: Increasing exports is a top priority for this Government. In October 2016, Defra and the Department for International Trade launched the joint Government and industry ‘UK Food and Drink International Action Plan 2016-2020’ at SIAL in Paris. This details how Government and industry will work in partnership to promote UK food and drink overseas, break down trade barriers and open up new international markets.


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