Food and drink industry’s Brexit plea

FDII calls for urgent budgetary measures to support sector

21st August, 2016

The government has been warned that it must step up and support the food sector in the wake of Brexit, which is set to bring significant headwinds for food exporters.

Food and Drink Industry Ireland (FDII) has told the government that the sector is facing entrenched competitiveness issues, now exacerbated by currency issues in the wake of the British vote to leave the European Union.

In its pre-budget submission, which has been seen by The...

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