Blog: Brexit: Sales of milk and cream to EU down 96% and chicken and beef by almost 80% – The Independent

Sales of milk and cream to the EU are down an extraordinary 96 per cent – and chicken and beef by almost 80 per cent – because of Brexit, new figures show.

Overall, the trade barriers erected in Boris Johnson’s deal have cost exporters more than £1.1bn since the start of the year, the Food and Drink Federation says.

The organisation said it was “essential” that the UK urgently restarts talks with the EU to resolve the problems – something the prime minister has so far failed to do.

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