Grocers prepare to air lift food in case of no-deal Brexit shortages


Some of the country’s biggest grocers are ramping up their preparations to deal with a disorderly Brexit by drawing up plans to import fruit and vegetables by plane if Britain’s ports and roads grind to a standstill.

Steve Murrells, the boss of Co-op, said airfreight “may be a necessity in fresh food if you’re importing products from warmer climates and countries”. 

He added: “The most important thing is to get the stock. We will use whatever logistic methods [we have] at our disposal.” 

Similarly, Rob Collins, the managing director of Waitrose, refused to rule out food being airlifted into the UK in the event of a disorderly Brexit.

However, he said he was “weary” of significantly increasing…


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