FOOD SERVICES | Staff Reporter, UK

Subway branches reportedly facing shortage of carrots, eggs, cheese due to Brexit impact

The chain said the signs were displayed in error.

Branches of sandwich chain Subway are reportedly facing shortages of fresh ingredients due to the impact of Brexit.

The Times reported that cutlets of the chain, which has a turnover of more than £7 billion, have displayed a notice that reads: “Due to the impact that Brexit is having on [the] supply of food, some of our fresh ingredients may not be available today.”

The sign, the publication added, has appeared in takeaway stores or on delivery apps for branches including Brentwood, Essex; St Helens, Merseyside; and Stoke-on-Trent. The chain’s British headquarters is understood to have paid for and distributed the notice to hundreds of locations last year amidst uncertainty over Brexit’s impact.

Subway, responding to The Times, said it signs warning of shortages were displayed in error.

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