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  • This is the Cheshire Cheese Company in rural northern England.

  • It used to sell its traditional wax coated cheeses directly to European customers but costly red tape since Brexit has closed down that trade completely, the company says, pushing it to consider investing in a new hub in France, London and Brussels agreed a last minute trade deal last December, which averted border tariffs.

  • But many companies, particularly smaller ones, have warned that the deal has thrown up new obstacles to trade that a killing business.

  • Managing director Simon Spiral.

  • We have no access any longest, the 446 million Kashima Market in the U.

  • However, there is no reciprocal arrangement in place at the moment.

  • So the whole of the EU is free to ship into the UK with their cheese products, meat products, etcetera, animal projects.

  • Whilst we we can't.

  • Last year, the firm sold £180,000 or nearly $250,000 worth of truck ALS Thio you buyers.

  • That's the name for a type of cheese shaped like a barrel on spiral used to sell gift boxes worth £25 to AU customers through his online shop.

  • But now every export needs a health certificate signed off by a vet, regardless of its size at £180 a pop.

  • The company, which had predicted a 40% rise in sales this year, has now halted plans for a new distribution center in northern England.

  • Um, might, instead set one up in France were actually in a situation now where we have to think about water are definitive options for continuing the you or abandoned you.

  • One of the options ourselves and many other businesses have been looking at is actually having a distribution center within the EU because we can ship wholesale into the you.

  • It is difficult, very, very difficult.

  • But it is possible.

  • Prime Minister Boris Johnson said Britain would be free to trade globally once it had cast off Europe's shackles and has dismissed such bureaucratic snags as teething problems.

This is the Cheshire Cheese Company in rural northern England.

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    林宜悉 posted on 2021/02/04
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