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The 2023 Edition Of On The Nail

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Date Published: 22/12/2023

The 2023 On the Nail publication contains a mixture of articles providing topical comment and insight on current issues in the supply trade alongside reviews view summarising the key activities of the Association.

BCFTA EVENTS - dates for your diary

  • The online Members’ only forum session ‘An Explanation and Understanding of ESG’ is on 20th February 2024 – please go to our website to book.  
  • The Annual Dinner will take place on Thursday 14th November 2023 at the Mercure Bristol Grand Hotel, Broad Street, Bristol BS1 2EL.  
  • The Merchants Lunch is being held at the Haynes Motor Museum on 8th May 2024, along with the AGM.  More information will be available in due course, but please put the date in your diary!  

BCFTA TRAINING – dates and information

As well as running our successful Trade Awareness Courses in Bristol, we have two additional locations for 2024.  The Exeter Trade Awareness Course is being held in Teignmouth from 15th-16th May 2024 and we return to Liverpool on the 9th-10th September 2024.  More details to follow.  

For 2024 we have a number of online training courses, including ‘Introduction to Agriculture’,  ‘Nutrition of Companion Animals’, ‘Nutrition of Poultry & Pigs’, ‘An Introduction to Feed Production’ and ‘Nutrition of Ruminants & Monogastrics’.  Please visit for the full list and details on how to book.  

A full list of our training for 2024 will be available by visiting the training page of the website