Banana skins – straight or otherwise – lie in wait for procurement professionals who don't prepare for Brexit © 123RF, Shutterstock
Banana skins – straight or otherwise – lie in wait for procurement professionals who don't prepare for Brexit © 123RF, Shutterstock

Your guide to straightening out Brexit (without redesigning bananas)

Rebecca Ellinor Tyler is former editor of Supply Management
20 February 2017

Straight bananas in her local supermarket. That’s what persuaded one British woman, who had been minded to vote Remain, to back Brexit. Speaking as a member of the audience when BBC Question Time visited Wallasey, she said: “I’m just sick of the silly rules that come out of Europe.”

When host David Dimbleby pressed her on whether bananas had really changed shape, she replied: “If you go to Aldi they’re a bit bent.”

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