Russia's war on Ukraine: EU food policy implications

At a Glance 12-04-2022

The impact on EU food markets of Russia's war on Ukraine is likely to be multi-faceted, with many companies already struggling with shortages of food ingredients and packaging materials. Using alternative ingredients requires altering labels, but this could mean months of testing recipes and waiting for new packaging with accurate labels. EU and global food prices are rising, but so are production costs, and transport and energy prices.