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Mars doubles up on stock in Ireland ahead of Brexit ‘Priority is to ensure supply,’ says country manager

17th February, 2019
Bill Heague, country manager for Ireland at Mars Picture: Fergal Phillips

The head of a major food and petcare company has warned that Brexit could lead to price increases.

Mars country manager Bill Heague said the company, which owns food brands Galaxy, Maltesers, Dolmio, Uncle Ben and pet care brands Whiskas and Pedigree, was working to try to manage the impact Brexit might have on product prices.

“At the moment the priority is, as best as possible, ensuring supply and how we manage the impact on...

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