Consultation on the UK Global Tariff

The UK Flavour Association has participated in the Government’s recent consultation on the UK Global Tariff.

The flavouring industry is a global trade and the maintenance of low import tariffs is of great importance to maintain the competitiveness of UK flavour companies and lessen the impact on the food and beverage industry it supplies.

The EU is our largest trading partner with the value of imports of flavouring materials from the region in 2019 around £930,000,000. The Association supports proposals to reduce the administrative burden on business by removing low tariffs under 2.5%, simplifying other tariffs and removing tariffs on goods which are ‘inputs to production’.

More information will be communicated to members as and when available.