The British Goose Producers is a sector group of the British Poultry Council, serving interests of goose producers and providing information for retailers and consumers.
The group was founded as the British Goose Producers Association in 1983 when the late John Adlard brought together producers at a time when availability of traditional geese for Christmas was threatened by dwindling supplies..
Today fresh goose is readily available from butchers, farm shops and mail order with established producers expanding and new producers starting up as demand increases.
In recent years the BGP has received a growing number of inquiries from farmers who have considered producing geese.
Many of today's successful producers began their own operations on a very small scale and the BGP is an effective gateway to help and advice.
Members of the British Goose Producers attend meetings, seminars and farm walks, and gain access to useful facts about starting up in goose production, sourcing goslings and marketing