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Yellowhammer Documents Lay Bare 'Grisly Crisis' Facing UK Food In No-Deal Brexit

Published on Sep 12 2019 1:00 PM in Retail tagged: Trending Posts / Brexit / British Retail Consortium / Paywall / FDF / World News / USDAW / Yellowhammer

Yellowhammer Documents Lay Bare 'Grisly Crisis' Facing UK Food In No-Deal Brexit

Retail and food industry representative groups in the UK have responded to the publication of the Yellowhammer documents, which outline the 'reasonable worst case assumptions' about the impact of a no-deal Brexit on the UK.

The documents, which were published yesterday following a vote in Parliament, outline potential challenges for the food sector in the event of a no-deal Brexit, including a 'decrease' in fresh food supplies, potential reduced availability and increased prices, and 'significant disruption' for goods coming in and out of the UK.

'Significant And Adverse Changes'

Commenting on the documents, the chief executive of the Food & Drink Federation, Ian Wright, said, “It is as the Food and Drink Federation have been saying for the best part of two years now - it lays bare the grisly crisis facing the UK's food and drink supply chain in a no-deal Brexit scenario.

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