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Within a year of the Brexit vote a major supplier of salad produce, Southern Salads has closed with the lost of 260 jobs after 31 years. The closure is blamed on the falling exchange rate which was around £1.32 and is now around £1.o95. a fall of 17%. The closure of the company is likely to affect many restaurants as the company produced 50 tons a day for its many customers. Others may follow.
Salad products farmed in the UK often require cheap EU labour to harvest, this may change as Europeans move to other EU countries, then prices will rise even more. Produce shipped from France, The Netherlands, Spain, etc, will now be at least 17% more expensive for the British consumer.