Vulnerability of the United Kingdom’s food supply chains exposed by COVID-19

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JournalNature Food
DatePublished - 4 Jun 2020
Number of pages3
Pages (from-to)1-3
Original languageEnglish


Insufficient capacity in domestic food production, just-in-time supply chains and Brexit-related labour market challenges have weakened the UK’s food system. Building redundancy and diversity in the food system is essential for resilience in the COVID-19 recovery.

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  • Supply chain resilience, food security, complex systems

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