Brexit : these sectors who are preparing for the worst

• Power supply: the puzzle of the expiration dates of For the giants of the food, the scenario of "Brexit" hard risk to increase significantly the controls a

Brexit : these sectors who are preparing for the worst
• Power supply: the puzzle of the expiration dates of

For the giants of the food, the scenario of "Brexit" hard risk to increase significantly the controls at the time of passing the Channel. A delicate subject, on products by nature perishable. Not to mention the possible increase of customs duties for food produced on the continent, and destined to fill the plates of English.

For Lactalis for example, the giant dairy to 18.5 billion euros of turnover, a "Brexit hard" will remain manageable, with approximately 100 million euros of turnover achieved in Great Britain. But with 100 trucks are sent each week in the uk, more than 5200 per year, the group of Emmanuel Besnier concern is the weight of the regulatory controls at the customs. In particular, on dairy products of ultra fresh products (yoghurts, desserts), which represent three quarters of its volumes sent to the United Kingdom, and who cannot afford to lose two or three days. However it is the ...

Updated Date: 26 September 2019, 00:00

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