Brexit

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How is Brexit shaping up for the food sector?

By David Burrows

As Brexit negotiations between London and Brussels rumble on, the future trading relationship continues to concern the business world. How is the prospect of Brexit shaping up for the food sector?

Food sector calls for speed as Brexit talks move to phase two ©wildpixel/iStock

Food sector breathes relief as Brexit talks to move to stage two

By Katy Askew

The UK food sector has welcomed news that Brexit negotiations will move to stage two – the future trading relationship – after the European Commission confirmed “sufficient progress” has been made on discussions over the divorce settlement.

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GMB: CETA trade deal sets bad precedent post-Brexit

By Joseph James Whitworth

A British trade union has attacked the CETA trade deal between Canada and Europe which comes into force later this week (21 September) adding it sets a bad precedent post-Brexit.

Cheese prices could rise by one third. © iStock

‘No deal’ Brexit could hike food prices by a third: BRC

By Katy Askew

The British Retail Consortium (BRC), an industry body representing UK retailers, has warned that British shoppers could pay as much as one-third more for “everyday food items” in the event of a “no deal Brexit”.

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Love Taste Co. on ‘explosion’ in demand for veggie smoothies

By Katy Askew

Love Taste Co. started as a smoothie stall in London’s Borough Market. Today, it generates retail sales approaching £40m a year. Founder Richard Canterbury talks growth, flavour trends and the “explosion” in demand for vegetable-based smoothies.

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Brexit: Food sector warns on worker shortages

By Katy Askew

UK food makers have issued a warning on the “significant disruption” that will ensue if the sector is hit by a drop in the number of EU workers in the UK following Brexit.

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