We are delighted to receive a letter of support from Lord Gardiner of Kimble on 10 April offering his thanks and appreciation for the efforts of key workers in putting #FoodOnEveryTable. Commenting on our food heroes’ professionalism, experience and resilience, Lord Gardiner’s letter follows our calls to reinforce the role of for key workers in food production during these extraordinary times.

From farmers and vets who look after our birds, through butchers and engineers who keep our factories working, to drivers and distributors who put food on every table, it is essential that food supply is prioritised during these difficult times. Food supply cannot stop, neither can our food heroes.

Letter from Lord Gardiner of Kimble to the meat industry - 9 April 2020

We hope that Government continues to support our key workers for their consistent, reliable and dedicated efforts towards putting #FoodOnEveryTable.

To find out more and to support our food heroes in the face of such extraordinary challenges, please follow the British Poultry Council’s activity on social media, using #FoodOnEveryTable and #ISupportKeyWorkers.

“I thank you for your resilience and understanding.”

“…Ensure we have safe and nutritious food on our tables.”

“…Regards to all of those who work with and for you and continue to come to work every day. It is greatly appreciated.”