Beet it: why Britain's sugar industry is not so sweet
The Daily Telegraph
Monday, July 12, 2021
It is already a symbol of Britain’s old imperial reach, a scourge of public heath officials and a flashpoint for campaigners against the nanny state. But sugar has now found a new role in the modern UK - as a battleground for post-Brexit national ambition amid a tussle between domestic suppliers and foreign imports. At the heart of the war are two companies, British Sugar and Tate & Lyle Sugars, fighting to secure a bigger share of the market now that Britain has left the European Union. The two businesses have long fought each other for control of the market, but now their arguments have spilled over into a full-blown legal battle after the High Court agreed with British Sugar that a tariff break on cane sugar could face a judicial review.Click here to connect to the source of this storyClick here for more News and Views
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