Food and Drink representatives from within the industry attended the Food Manufacture Business Leaders’ Forum in London. With BREXIT looming ever closer it was a key topic at the event. Almost 60% of representatives confirmed that they were implementing contingency plans and stockpiling goods to prepare for potential supply issues. Additionally, concern around potential workforce shortages was widespread with 74% of businesses believing they may be affected by a reduced availability of labour.
To address potential labour shortages within the food industry Millitec food systems have been and continue to invest in designing, efficient automation systems that will help the food industry maintain its production with a reduced workforce.