A new quota for the Sectors Based Scheme Food Manufacturing sector has now been agreed. The new quota which has been set at 1,840 permits, will be subdivided between the sector as follows:
Fish Processing – 230
Meat Processing – 1110
Mushroom Processing – 500
The new quota will come into operation on 1 June 2006 and will cover the period up to the closure of the Sectors Based Scheme on 31 December 2006, as announced on this website on 7 March 2006.