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For Scottish shortbread maker, sterling crunch pushes up Brexit costs

HUNTLY, Scotland, Oct 8 (Reuters) - Sterling's plunge since Britain voted to leave the European Union has pushed up costs so much for Scottish shortbread maker Bill Dean that he may have to lift prices to balance the books. Already Dean, who employs 150 people at his factory in the rural northeastern county of Aberdeenshire, has a 3 million pound ($3.7 million) investment plan on hold and says he may eventually have to shrink his business - and his workforce - if costs keep rising.
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