• Monday, August 08, 2022

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Hard Brexit not good for business, says Tilda supremo Parmar

Rice consumption has risen steadily in the last 40 years in the UK and is seen as an essential part of the food supply in many UK communities

By: Lauren Codling

BY LAUREN CODLING ONE of the country’s leading rice company, Tilda, has revealed, it risks losing market competitiveness in Europe if the UK withdraws from the customs union and single market. Umesh Parmar, joint managing director for Tilda Rice, one of the UK’s best-known rice brands, made the announcement on Monday (15) as politicians David Miliband, Sir Nick Clegg and Nicky Morgan spoke on Brexit negotiations at one of the company’s largest rice mills in Rainham, Essex. Parmar revealed the rice mill would suffer if barriers were put into place concerning imports from suppliers in India and Pakistan. “A hard Brexit…

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