As new warnings from the food industry about the risks of a no-deal Brexit have emerged, ITV News has been shown the sector’s own figures revealing the extent of stockpiling across the country.
The preparations are costing millions of pounds, which is now expected to mean higher shop prices.
A survey by the Food and Drink Federation has found that 68% of businesses are stockpiling in case of a no-deal Brexit, while 78% of companies have deployed to staff to work on preparations for a disorderly exit.
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