Food Producers Warn Fruit and Vegetable Shortages Could Last Up to Six Months If There It a No Deal Brexit as Supply Chain ‘Won’t Cope’, as France Trolls That the UK Will be Worst Hit by a Collapse in Talks



James Tapsfeild | Daily Mail

More fears were raised today that fresh food supplies will be hit by No Deal Brexit as frantic talks continue in Brussels – with Ursula von der Leyen hailing ‘movement’.

Former head of Sainsbury’s Justin King warned that processes at the border are not ready for the end of the transition period.

He suggested that in the absence of ‘goodwill’ from the EU supply chains for fruit and vegetables will struggle to ‘cope’ for up to six months.

Nerves are jangling as Michel Barnier and David Frost hold more talks in Brussels, with slightly more optimistic signs that there could be a way through on level playing field rules and fishing rights.

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