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UK Food and Drink Exports to EU Lag as Other Regions Hit Record

  • Shipments to non-EU countries rise, says industry group
  • Cheese, salmon and wine exports fell most compared to 2019
An employee places a label on a bottle Dodd's gin, produced in London.

An employee places a label on a bottle Dodd's gin, produced in London.

Photographer: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

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UK food and drink exports to the European Union are down 17% in the first quarter compared to pre-pandemic levels as Brexit trade rules and supply chain snarl-ups continue to dent demand.