Changes ahead for U.K. foodservice industry

Changes ahead for U.K. foodservice industry

BRITAIN'S vote to leave the European Union, or "Brexit," could accelerate shifts that were already underway in the U.K. foodservice market structure. Sales are likely to decline, and margins could come under pressure — the effect of which will be greater for cafés, bars and full-service restaurants than for fast food, according to a report by Rabobank.

In a post-Brexit Britain, key advantages of larger chains, such as market intelligence, operation

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