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Brexit food shortages

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Fbnewsjp Thu 19-Oct-17 15:32:40

Supermarkets only hold about a weeks worth of stock. When we take back control of our borders, the lorries will be held up for weeks. Within a fortnight the shelves will be empty. What foods should I be stocking up on now which has a shelf life beyond the leave date of April 2019?

ceecee32 Thu 19-Oct-17 15:46:44

Ha Ha Ha good try - fail

M4Dad Thu 19-Oct-17 15:49:54

Tinned pineapple.

NameChanger22 Thu 19-Oct-17 15:51:45

Watching.

Fbnewsjp Thu 19-Oct-17 15:58:37

I started with this but I thought it was a bit bland

bluebells1 Thu 19-Oct-17 16:04:10

Dog food.

NameChanger22 Thu 19-Oct-17 17:09:54

Start with non-perishables - toilet rolls, cleaning stuff, toiletries. Plus some foods which last forever - sugar, salt, soy sauce, honey.

Then buy dried foods which last 5 - 10 years - rice, pasta, dried beans, oats. Think about how you're going to store them.

Last buy tinned stuff which lasts about 3 years.

Don't forget water, which lasts about 1 year.

Remember to rotate the perishables.

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