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British Poultry Council

British Poultry Council
Abbreviation BPC
Type Trade association
Legal status Non-profit company
Purpose Poultry meat in the UK
  • 5 - 11 Lavington Street, Southwark, London, SE1 0NZ
Membership 25 poultry companies
Chief Executive Peter Bradnock
Affiliations Association of Poultry Processors and Poultry Trade in the EU countries (AVEC)
Website BPC

The British Poultry Council is the UK's only trade group for poultry meat.


It represents the British poultry meat industry and keeps up to date with developments in the industry, and food safety. Food safety regulation includes campylobacter and battery chickens.

It does not represent egg farmers.


It is situated just off Southwark Street (A3200) near the Blue Fin Building, and just south of the Tate Modern.

It is divided into different industry sectors:

  • Chicken
  • Turkey
  • Goose
  • Breeders and hatchers
  • Primary breeders
  • Hen packers

Members include Bernard Matthews and the Faccenda Group.

See also

External links

  • British Poultry Council
  • AVEC

News items

  • Campylobacter in October 2009
  • Food labelling in April 2009
  • Low carbon technology in October 2008
  • £1.99 chickens at Tesco in February 2008
  • Battery chickens in January 2008
  • Free-range advertising in January 2008
  • Bird flu in February 2007
  • Chicken freshness in March 2004
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