Why are UK supermarkets facing fresh food shortages?The GuardianJoanna Partridge and Sarah ButlerWed 22 Feb 2023 14.34 GMT


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The article makes the point that we seem to be suffering more than the EU. Although Brexit might not be the main cause of the shortages, it is a contributing factor.

Some importers argue the additional costs and bureaucracy created by Brexit have put the UK at the back of queue for supplies from European producers when crops are in short supply across the continent.


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