Orderly trade system required after Brexit

The Government is running out of time to make negotiations for an “orderly trade system after the Brexit transition” which could risk a huge impact on the food industry. This is according to a report by the Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS), which was...

Government ‘failing to consider food’ in Irish border proposals

The Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH) says that the Government’s current approach to resolving the Northern Irish border issue fails to consider many of the concerns about food. This statement follows a report in the Daily Telegraph which claimed that...

One year until Brexit: a food sector view

With just one year remaining until Brexit, food and drink expert Darren Seward of NFU Mutual details implications on the food manufacturing sector. “Leaving the EU presents the food industry with vulnerability to a variety of potential practical pitfalls when...

Brexit transition agreement reached

The UK has agreed to leave the European Union on 31st December 2020 and more clarity has been offered on the exit. The main aspects of the agreement are as follows: EU citizens arriving in the UK between the ‘leave date’ will have the same rights as those who arrive...

Hidden hard Brexit for food?

The UK food sector could face a hidden ‘hard Brexit’ when leaving the EU due to rules of origin – according to a report commissioned by the Food and Drink Federation (FDF) and the National Association of British and Irish Flour Millers (NABIM). Rules of origin in an...