Opinion: No-deal Brexit would be a greater challenge for grocers than coronavirus

Lorry queue Brexit

UK grocers and the food supply chain have stood tall and fed the nation during the coronavirus pandemic, but a no-deal Brexit in January could be a crisis too far.

The UK’s supply chain has proven to be much more robust during the coronavirus outbreak than many had predicted.

Thanks to huge amounts of investment and hard work by retailers, supported by suppliers and government, it delivered the food and essential items people needed with only minimal disruption in those first weeks of the lockdown.

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