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Chris Brand in front of Geoffrey's supermarket in Antibes

It is expected to be harder to import food from the UK – both for businesses and individuals – when the transition finishes at the end of this year.

French shops will still be able to stock UK food but, depending on the future relationship talks, are likely to face extra costs due to import taxes, border inspections and additional VAT formalities.

Foods would also need to be certified at origin from an approved business in the UK.

Meat, meat products – those that do not look like meat but are derived from it – and milk and dairy products would also not be allowed to be brought in personal luggage from the UK as is the general case with non-EU countries now.

This includes hold luggage. 

Unless other arrangements are agreed, posting food from the UK would also be banned.

Chris Brand, a director of Geoffrey’s of London, which ...

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