BPEX, an organization for pig levy payers in England, will soon be allowed to export pig meat to Australia following an agreement of health certificates. 

BPEX and Australian authorities have agreed to the technical side of the pig meat export agreement and are in the process of plant registration. Peter Hardwick, BPEX international manager, said Australian retailers are having difficulty sourcing high-quality pork domestically. 


“The pork being sent out there will be high value, high welfare and it will all be heat treated, which means the majority of it will go for bacon manufacture," said Hardwick. " The unique feature of the UK is that we are able to deliver this high-quality pork rather than commodity pork."