Yorkshire food and drink exports hit £1.2bn in 2018
Yorkshire food and drink exports totalled £1.2bn in 2018, marking a 3% rise on the year prior, according to the latest HMRC figures.
Qatar was the fastest growing market for the region’s food and drink last year, with exports rising by 123%. Exports to Australia also experienced a significant jump of 24% on 2017.
Coffee, tea, cocoa and spices remained the region’s largest food and drink export, totalling £201.9m. Sugar, sugar preparations and honey were the region’s fastest growing export, increasing by 24% to £65.2m.
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