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A UK business spoke about having no choice but to raise the prices of its goods as trade between the UK and the EU becomes increasingly difficult, ITV News Reporter Martha Fairlie reports on New Year's Day 2022.
New EU food safety regulation – coming into force next March – is ‘concerning’ exporters, MPs told.
Some British dairy farmers have been forced to destroy tens of thousands of litres of milk due to rising costs, labour shortages and an acute deficit of truck drivers which has strained supply chains to breaking point, farmers said.
British dairy farmers say they have poured tens of thousands of litres of milk away due to the HGV driver shortage - and fear it is just the "tip of the iceberg" ahead of winter.
Some British dairy farmers have been forced to destroy tens of thousands of litres of milk due to rising costs, labour shortages and an acute deficit of truck drivers which has strained supply chains to breaking point, farmers said.
Shortages are the only thing we don't seem to be running out of in the UK right now.
A leading customs expert who predicted the truck driver shortage and issues causes by the sea border in the Irish Sea believe delayed bureaucratic customs laws will lead to meats, fruit and vegetables from the EU being too costly to import.
Industry experts warn the current supply problems and product shortages could be "the final straw for some" firms. How are small independent traders coping?
A dairy farmer said he was told to dump his milk after a shortage of lorry drivers meant it could not be collected.
Export values of chocolate from the UK to the EU have fallen significantly from 2019 to 2021, with figures down 36.9%
Sales to Ireland, UK’s biggest market, plunge more than two-thirds.
The UK exported more food and drink to outside the EU than into it in the first few months after Brexit as exports to the bloc nosedived.
First quarter UK exports fell from £5.1bn in 2020 to £3.7bn in 2021, mainly due to new trade barriers with the EU.
The sound of us Remainers crying over spilled milk has been replaced by everyone crying over unsold milk. It has been another gloomy week on the sunlit uplands of sovereign Britain.
Country Milk’s trade with the EU has nosedived with the dairy industry particularly badly affected by new customs rules
Dairy shipments collapse by as much as 96 per cent. Experts say extra red tape and delays are to blame.
The UK’s milk and cream exports to the EU have dropped by 96% ‘because of the post-Brexit trade deal’s red tape’, new figures show.
Trade barriers erected in Boris Johnson’s deal have cost exporters more than £1.1 billion since the start of the year, the Food and Drink Federation said.
Food and Drink Federation pleads with Boris Johnson to ‘urgently’ restarts talks to resolve the crisis.
British food exporters are set to be hit with millions of pounds of new costs due to new EU post-Brexit bureaucracy from next month.
Ministers considering ‘lighter touch’ regime to avoid disruption to supplies from bloc.
The dairy industry is pushing the Government to safeguard the future of school milk schemes by committing to their long-term funding post-Brexit.
PRIMARY school bairns in Shetland, as well as other local authority areas, will no longer receive milk while at school as a consequence of the UK leaving the European Union.
"I've got around £6,000 of milk going out of date. If I can't give it to anyone, it will be dumped," wholesaler Philip de Ternant says.
Labour MP Siobhain McDonagh wasn't having any of it.