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Three big retailers are placing limits on shoppers on some produce lines. What is behind the rationing?
Angela Johnson, a Morrisons supply chain manager, was responsible for making sure food was on shelves in the Gibraltar store, following the end of the EU transition period.
A THIRD of Scotland’s largest brassica crop has been left to rot in the field because Brexit ended access for seasonal pickers.
Shoppers have been warned that they could face more empty shelves due to a collapse in the supply chain as retailers face increasing pressure to keep up with demands whilst tackling staffing problems.
Lidl has blamed empty shelves at some of its stores on "disruptions to supply chain networks".
British supermarkets that have stores in Europe are facing supply problems because of post-Brexit rules on exports to the EU. It's affecting fresh produce at 20 Marks and Spencer stores in France, Morrison's in Gibraltar, and a chain of UK supermarkets in Belgium is on the verge of closure with no deliveries since December.
Low consumer confidence also affects sales at Morrisons, and Co-op says crashing out of EU threatens its supply chain.