Irish shoppers to face higher prices due to Brexit, food industry warns

FoodDrinkEurope says tariffs of up to 30 per cent are being levied on a variety of products that are routed through Britain to Ireland

Aiden Corkery

Political Correspondent @aiden_corkery
28th February, 2021
Irish shoppers to face higher prices due to Brexit, food industry warns
Irish consumers are facing higher prices and reduced choice due to Brexit, a group representing food giants such as Nestlé, Danone and Unilever has warned the EU.

Irish consumers are facing higher prices and reduced choice due to Brexit, a group representing food giants such as Nestlé, Danone and Unilever has warned the EU.

FoodDrinkEurope said that many of its members are facing an “urgent and alarming situation”, as tariffs of between 8 per cent and 30 per cent are now being levied on yogurts, breakfast cereals, baby food, beverages, snacks and pet foods which are routed through Britain to Ireland.

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