Who knew the pizza biz could be this messy?
Disorderly Brexit triggers fears of food shortages
| By Lianne Kolirin, Aug 6, 2019
| CNN Business – Pizza chain Domino’s has spent £7 million ($8.5 million) to stockpile imported ingredients that might not be available if Britain crashes out of the European Union.
The UK arm of the American fast food company said on Tuesday that a disorderly Brexit “carries the increased risk of disruption to raw material supplies.”
Fears of a disorderly break have increased after UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson doubled down on his threat to leave the European Union on October 31 even without a deal in place to protect trade.
Business groups representing the food and beverage industry have cautioned that that shortages would be caused by disruption to supply chains and long lines at the border.
Food shortages could hit within days of no-deal Brexit
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