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Nick Clegg: 'Marmite was just the tip of the iceberg'

Nick Clegg, the Liberal Democrats' EU spokesman, has warned that the UK will face average tariffs of 22% on food imports from the EU after Brexit. Clegg, who has worked as an EU trade negotiator, told the Financial Times that the levies are likely unless the UK remains in the single market, or strikes a bilateral trade deal with the EU. Food prices became a headline Brexit issue last week when many popular UK brands, including Marmite spread, were removed from supermarket shelves following a dispute over prices, after the pound fell rapidly.
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