NZ meat industry special envoy on Brexit, Jeff Grant attended the 88th National Ploughing Championships in Ireland, where discussions of Brexit was a common theme.
UK and Irish farmers are united in their concern about the way the Brexit negotiations are heading, with a no-deal looking a real possibility.
OPINION: You'd be forgiven if your eyes were starting to glaze over reading yet another Brexit headline, but we seem to be getting to the sharp end of things now.
Meat consumption has dropped 20% in continental Europe and the UK in the last two-three months and it’s not all due to the summer heat, says the NZ red meat sector’s man in London, Jeff Grant.
If Britain crashes out of the EU at the end of October it will be unlikely to seriously affect the New Zealand meat industry.