Scottish food and drink sector must unite before Brexit



From red meat to salmon to whisky, a no-deal Brexit would jeopardise Scottish food and drink exports and leave the industry vulnerable, says David Lee.
A no-deal Brexit could see the price of meat exports into the European Union rise by around 50 per cent and threaten the competitiveness of the wider food and drink sector, industry experts have warned.
Amid growing fears of the UK and EU failing to strike a Brexit deal, James Withers, chief executive at trade association Scotland Food and Drink said the consequences could be dire for the industry.
Withers said: “Of all World Trade... read more

 
13 August 2018 in Business, Views: 132
Source: Scotsman
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