Upbeat but unready? Food firms and Brexit

Bord Bia survey finds optimism in sector but warns that many must do more to prepare

29th June, 2017
Bord Bia chief Tara McCarthy and Catherine Day, former secretary general of the European Commission, at the Brexit Barometer launch. Pic: Fennell Photography.

State food body Bord Bia has issued a report which highlights the challenges facing the Irish food and drink industry in the wake of Brexit. The trading relationship with Britain was worth €4 billion to the sector last year.

The body’s report is based on its Brexit Barometer, a survey completed by 139 food, drink and horticulture exporters in an effort to assess the sector’s exposure to the risks associated with Brexit.


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