A Northern Ireland business grouping has urged the UK government to secure “free and frictionless trade” with the European Union. Photograph: iStock

A hundred organisations from across the UK’s food supply chain, along with some of Northern Ireland’s largest businesses, have warned the British prim(...)

Opponents of Brexit say the government’s position on EU withdrawal has resulted in fruit and vegetables being left to rot for lack of workers to pick them.  Photograph: Getty Images

Britain’s horticulture farms suffered a 12.5 per cent shortfall in seasonal workers in 2017 as numbers coming from continental Europe fell, it has bee(...)