Food industry issues in the media

Grangemouth refinery strike and the food supply chain

While the ongoing rumblings about a strike/shutdown of the grangemouth refinery continues, has anyone given thought to the impact on the food supply chain.
Grangemouth is a huge domestic producer of raw materials for everything from cars to plastic bottles, including many feedstocks for food packaging.
Most businesses look at supply chain risk and supplier risk from the perspective of food safety, but in a globally interconnected world with longer and leaner supply chains it becomes necessary to consider financial & commercial risks as part of a supply chain risk management strategy.

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