Month: June 2020

Vulnerability of the UK’s food supply chains exposed by COVID-19, study reveals

4 June 2020 / Eric Swales

The UK has been left “dangerously dependent” on just two EU countries for its fresh vegetable imports, a new study on the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the UK food system has revealed. https://www.nature.com/articles/s43016-020-0097-7 The study, published in Nature Food, also reveals that insufficient capacity in domestic food production, just-in-time supply chains and Brexit-related […]