Empty shelves and early closing for supermarkets!

by | Jul 19, 2021 | News

In all my years in fresh produce I’ve never seen anything like this and sadly, I’ve lost all faith in our government to do anything about it until our supermarket shelves are bare and restaurant plates empty – Tim O’Malley Nationwide Produce Plc.

We are at a critical position now where vehicles taking food from factories to supermarkets simply can’t get to some parts of the country because we have insufficient drivers to enable them to get there – Tony Goodger Association of Independent Meat Suppliers

Small retailers are affected disproportionately because haulage companies prioritise supermarket depots, wholesalers and large food-service companies.