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16 Feb 2024 / 10:00 am - 11:15 am

Sell your food to the EU: exemptions from import duties and VAT



Want to sell your food products to countries across Europe, but finding it difficult to navigate VAT and import duties? The Department for Business & Trade (DBT) are here to help demystify the process and make the requirements much more digestible for you!

What you’ll learn

  • an overview of the relevant differences between EU and UK VAT and import duties guidelines
  • learn which goods qualify for exemptions from import duties and VAT
  • under which circumstances food products qualify for exemption


Europe is the UK’s largest export market, and food products are now subject to EU guidance under the UK-EU Trade and Cooperation Agreement.

If your company is currently selling or looking to sell food products to EU countries, and you need to demystify what this guidance means for your export activity, then we are here to help!

Join this exclusive UKEA session in partnership with the Food and Drink Exporters Association, which will cover how the current EU import duties and VAT apply and which circumstances your products could qualify for exemption.

Register here