BPEXBritish Pig Executive (UK pig levy payers)
BPEXBusiness Process Extensions
BPEXBattle Planning Experiment
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Competition organiser Tony Goodger, BPEX foodservice trade manager, said: "We were overwhelmed by the fantastic selection of quality assured sausages entered into this year's final; with such a diverse range of flavours and varieties, it was an extremely close competition.
A BPex gold is always a hugely important accolade to win because the standards are so high so to collect four golds in one year is a tremendous achievement for the Snowbird team," said sales director Boy Anderson.
BPEX foodservice trade manager Tony Goodger said: "The BPEX Pork Product of the Year competition is now in its seventh year and showcases the quality pork dishes being served in pubs, restaurants, cafes and schools.
EBLEX and BPEX sit in a pretty position, in that they do not have to do anything to increase their levy payments.
The price difference between British pork and European imported pork would be far smaller in the future, said Bpex director Mick Sloyan.
BPEX foodservice trade manager, Tony Goodger, added: "The year's competition was incredibly tough.
BPEX Head of Marketing Chris Lamb said: "That means an extra [pounds sterling]19 million worth of pork has been sold over the last year out of a total of [pounds sterling]860 million.
After the entries were whittled down to 15 by a team of judges from LIPS (Ladies in Pigs), BPEX and the Meat and Livestock Commission, the finalist sausages were judged on the day by LIPS, the National Pig Association, the finalist butchers and manufacturers.
BPEX is the organisation for pig levy payers in England and is a division of the Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB).
BPEX foodservice trade manager Tony Goodger said: "During British Sausage Week there is no better time to celebrate the very best varieties available on menus today.
Bpex estimates the pork processing sector made [pounds sterling]100m of gross profit from pork and pork product sales in the 12 weeks to 23 January, while retailers made [pounds sterling]192m.
Richard Lowe, marketing director of BPEX, added: "This report makes it clear that pig farmers in this country are being put at a very real disadvantage as some supermarket chains fill their shelves with cheaper imports that would be illegal to produce in the UK.