Brexit causing pain for Irish food exporters

If Australia thinks there will be opportunities in Britain after the Brexit, spare a thought for the Republic of Ireland.Ireland is the food bowl of the UK, supplying a quarter of all Britain’s beef, much of its vegetables, milk and processed food.But now trade-exposed Irish farmers and food exporters are seeking help from their government, as Britain begins to leave the European Union.Britain takes 40 per cent of all the food and drinks produced in Ireland, more than Euro 4.5 billion worth or $6.5 billion.But four months after Britain’s Leave Europe vote, the pound has plunged to the…

Source: Beef Cattle
Brexit causing pain for Irish food exporters