HARD IRISH BORDER THREATENS TO DISRUPT DAIRY SUPPLY CHAINS

Dairy product manufacturers on both sides of the Irish border are becoming increasingly concerned about possible changes border arrangements between the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland, which could interrupt ingredients supplies, once the UK leaves the European Union (EU). According to Dairy Industry Ireland (DII), the body that represents the interests of the Republic of Ireland’s primary and secondary dairy processors, replacing the existing open border with a hard border after a planned Brexit transitional period to December 2020 could sever ...


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