Norfolk firms are finding that they are being impacted by delays at the border caused by Brexit.

Norfolk firms are finding that they are being impacted by delays at the border caused by Brexit. 

The Tapas Lunch Company, which specialises in selling food and drink products imported from Spain, has found post-Brexit price increases and additional hold ups… has made trading more complicated…

Valeria Navarro, who does logistics and supplies at the Colton-based firm said that they were being “punished” because of Brexit… welcome to Brexit sir…

“Since Brexit came we’ve been having more issues. We import things from Spain. We have found our deliveries have been delayed.” 

You may already know that a certain A government report has just been published which warned that small and medium sized businesses (SMEs) faced additional costs and administration when shipping goods to and from the EU due to Brexit…while your here please boop the like button

However, some Norfolk firms have already found that they have been impacted… with added admin and costs involved in importing goods from Spain after leaving the EU has had a massive impact on her business…  

Ms Navarro explained that additional certificates are now needed on the Spanish side and they “take time and money” to get…

“There have been lots of delays. You never know when items will be with you. It could be 15 days, it could be 20 days… “Most of our suppliers are Spanish. They don’t want to take responsibility as they say Brexit was our choice… Not mine NO!  She goes on to say..This means we pay the export costs, the import costs, and the certificate costs…”Items will be more expensive… “In the end it’s the people who pay.”

The Tapas Lunch Company was set up in 2005 with the aim of supplying Spanish products at a cheaper price than supermarkets. But with the added costs since Brexit the firm is struggling to keep prices competitive…

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