Normally overseas suppliers would appoint a UK-based agent to represent their interests. Agents tend to specialise in particular regions or species and so key information to find an appropriate agent are: What species? What source? Intended markets?
Part of the agency package would be to help suppliers understand the UK/EU market requirements and find potential buyers for their products at an appropriate price. This work would be undertaken based on an agency contract and usually in return for an agreed percentage of each sale.
The agent may also facilitate financial, contractual or importation related services where required, such as standard forms of contract, funds transfer, currency exchange, bills of exchange, insurance, freight and customs formalities.