Statistics released by the Food and Drink Federation show that in 2016, the total exports of food and drink rose to £20bn, a 10.5% increase on the previous year. This was the 16th year of consecutive growth and experts are hoping this trend continues in 2017, despite the uncertainty surrounding Brexit negotiations.
Exporting British products
British produce is exported all over the world with products seeing an increased import rate in France, Germany and Ireland in particular. Exports to the USA rose by 13% whilst China continues to be the fastest growing market, up 51.1%.
Chocolate, salmon and cheese are the three products that are in the highest demand although a wide range of categories continue to see an increase.
Smylies is a leading exporter of British goods to destinations all over the world, including the Middle and Far East. We have extensive experience exporting grocery, chilled and frozen products in a secure and reliable manner.
To ensure each shipment is as efficient and quick as possible, Smylies provide export documentation services. We make sure every delivery is accompanied with the correct documents to ensure no time is lost passing through customs. It is important that each country’s regulations are met so that deliveries arrive on time.
We store products at our state-of-the-art warehouse before using temperature-controlled transportation to ensure that items reach their destination fresh and ready to sell. From bespoke labelling to our pick and pack service, speak to a Smylies expert today to find out more about our comprehensive services.
Get in touch with the Smylies team
For more information on the export and logistics services that we provide, please get in touch today. Fill in your details online and a member of our team will get back to you as soon as possible or call our offices directly on +44 (0) 151 653 3335.