Leaked government paper on no deal Brexit and retail pressure add to woes for the sector
Thursday 22 Aug 2019 Author: Ian Conway
There were two bombshells in the weekend press for the UK food industry. First, leaked government files predicted that in the event of a no-deal exit from the EU, supplies of fresh food would be reduced. Second, Lidl’s Irish subsidiary reminded its suppliers that as of 1 November they would need to cover all import duties from the UK. Despite protestations from ministers that the leaked report, code-named Operation...