The first Excel table shows how import dependency for food has been growing (the UK now imports 40% of its food), and the second Excel download lists value by food type.
It would have to either lower its consumption, or increase its production.
There's Michael Gove advocating *precisely* the opposite - that UK farming is already too intensive.
So set to it, pig farmers!
The 🍅 tomato in the sandwich?
Tomatoes need warmth. That comes from sun (Spain), or from a greenhouse (Netherlands) in the UK's case.
The UK can't muster up the first, but could do the second. Put up hectares of greenhouses.
The same would apply to lettuces 🥗 - these can even grow outdoors, albeit more slowly than in Spain.
Yes, you guessed it, the UK is nowhere near self-sustaining in apples. It imports almost £400,000,000 worth of apples every year.
The UK *could* sort out its food production to become more self sustaining, but it would take years and massive cost to do so, and even then probably wouldn't manage.
The impact of No Deal on the food supply alone ought to mean No Deal is not even a vaguely serious option.
Reconsider the strategy and aim for a EFTA style soft Brexit that keeps supply chains open. Or, if negotiations falter, ask the rest of the EU to extend Article 50.
But DO NOT crash out.
But do that over years with a sustainability plan, not through painful shock of No Deal #Brexit! 🤦♂️