Irish Food Group Calls For All-Ireland Supply Chains To Be Protected
Food Drink Ireland (FDI), a group that represents the Irish prepared consumer foods industry, has said that agreements to protect all-Ireland food supply chains post Brexit need to be copper-fastened.
The Ibec group said that the introduction of new barriers as a result of the UK leaving the customs union would be a "major blow" to the Irish food industry, with the prepared consumer foods sector likely to be particularly exposed.
The FDI said that a "binding legal contract" needs to be drawn up, following an agreement in principle last December, so there can be no "back-sliding" on clearly agreed commitments.
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