UK Grocers Told To Stockpile Over No-Deal Brexit

The Sunday Times reports:

Supermarkets are this weekend stockpiling food and other goods after being told by ministers that a no-deal Brexit is on the cards.

Food producers have warned there will be shortages of vegetables for three months and emergency planners predict that no-deal would spark panic-buying on a scale that could dwarf the coronavirus crisis.

In a sign of what might be to come, lorries were backed up for three miles on the A20 outside Dover yesterday, after Calais suffered 10-mile tailbacks on Friday. Hauliers blamed the jams in Kent on “stock-building”.

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