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Brexit impact on cereals and horticultural industry

15 November 2017

The Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee continues its inquiry into Brexit – Trade in Food. In this session two panels of witnesses representing key producer organisations and trade bodies will address the opportunities and challenges for the cereals and horticultural industry.

Witnesses

Wednesday 15 November 2017, Grimond Room, Portcullis House

At 2.45pm

  • Sian Thomas, Communications Manager, Fresh Produce Consortium
  • Raoul Curtis-Machin, Director of Horticulture, Horticultural Trades Association
  • Nick Marston, Chairman, British Summer Fruits

At 3.45pm

  • Sarah Mukherjee, Chief Executive, Crop Protection Association
  • Dr Martin Grantley-Smith, Strategy Director Cereals & Oilseeds, Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB)
  • Michael Hambly, Chairman, NFU Crops Board

Purpose of the session

The aim of the session is to set out key trade issues and options, in light of Brexit, for the Cereals and Horticultural sectors, at present and going forward.

Further information

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