UK produce is renowned worldwide for its heritage, high quality and traceability. As a result, the global demand for quality and premium UK food and drink products is growing.


New trade deals are opening doors for British agriculture and food and drink businesses around the world, and the Department for International Trade (DIT) offers free advice and support to help your business take advantage of new global opportunities.


From identifying new markets to developing your e-commerce website our experts are here – whether you’re new to exporting or looking to grow your international sales.



New trade deals are opening doors around the world

The Government’s trade negotiations will support farmers in every region of the UK. From deepening access for Cornish dairy to recognising iconic products like Melton Mowbray pies or cutting tariffs on Scotch Whisky.

"DIT helped us create an export strategy, strengthen our digital presence and develop our packaging labels in French. We are excited about expanding in Canada, the US and the Middle East - these deals are just the beginning.”

Francesca Hobson, Boostball

Selling online

Cross-border e-commerce is the fastest-growing segment of international trade. DIT’s E-exporting Programme can help your business leverage international e-commerce opportunities.

UK Export Finance

If you’ve got a viable export opportunity, our Export Finance Managers can work with you to find the right trade finance or insurance.

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New to Exporting?

DIT’s programme for new exporters gives small and micro-businesses the know-how to sell to customers around the world with confidence.

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Free export support

DIT offers a range of support for businesses across the UK. Sign up to receive emails and hear about food and drink specific news and events in your region.

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