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The sector relies on labour from the EU that is no longer available, producer Paul Kelly of KellyBronze said.
Sales to Germany, Spain and Italy all dropped by more than a third in the past year.
Britain's leading employers are pushing the government to urgently increase funding to retrain workers and allow Europeans back into key sectors as supply chains buckle under the weight of COVID-19 and Brexit.
Fast-food chain KFC and German potato farmers face interruptions to normal service after a shortage of lorry drivers.
The comments came after Nando's announced that 45 of its restaurants would temporarily shut due to supply chain disruptions and KFC said some of its products would not be available.
A shortage of chicken, which forced restaurants like Nando's and KFC to close or change their menu, is being blamed on Brexit.
Chicken supply chain shortages, that have caused problems for both KFC and Nando's in the last week, is the result of Brexit, says the boss of the British Poultry Council.
Nando’s has said that it hopes to reopen all of its restaurants by this weekend, after 45 were closed because of a shortage of chicken caused by staffing problems at key suppliers.
A food manufacturer dubbed ‘the chicken king’ has warned Covid-19 and Brexit could result in the worst food shortages since the war.
The UK’s trade agreement with Australia led to British farmers and associations voicing concerns about unfair competition and a lowering of food standards.
The UK faces shortages of British-produced meat as problems with recruitment continue, the industry has warned.
Industry body says analysis of HMRC data shows structural rather than teething problems with Brexit.
“Australian Brexit” used to be an upbeat euphemism for a “no deal” Brexit outcome. Now, Australia promises a far more profound insight into the true nature of Brexit.
UK now has a more limited relationship than when it was inside the EU... These difficulties have manifested themselves in various forms of red tape and difficulties around SPS rules.
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.
A businessman who says Brexit is destroying his business thanks to red tape has challenged the Prime Minister to try filling in the necessary customs forms.
The UK’s chicken farmers have become the latest food suppliers to slam the government over new Brexit border rules, which are causing enormous disruption to supply chains.
UK meat exporters have warned the government that post-Brexit changes at the border have caused disruption to meat shipments crossing the channel.
Whether there is a Brexit deal or not, the Scottish and UK governments are heading into another constitutional standoff with legislation to set up an "internal market" passing through Westminster. What is the latest row all about?
Ministers have refused to sign safeguards, potentially spelling disaster for farmers after Brexit.
Watchdog to finally get teeth to block chlorinated chicken and hormone-fed beef imports
MPs have overturned measures designed to protect domestic food standards in future trade deals, amid fears over chlorinated chicken.