Sumary of Britain’s crisps supply crunch has eased – though they’re still hard to find in one in four shops:
- Britain’s crisps crunch has eased though they remain in short supply in nearly one in four shops, official figures show.
- Image: The shortage is linked to IT problems at Walkers Crisps The shortage is linked to Walkers scaling back production at the start of the month following problems with an IT upgrade that has since been fixed.
- More on Supply Crisis Related Topics: But that was down from 15% a week ago and 18% the week before that.
- A lack of butchers had prompted fears of a shortage of supply of the birds at Christmas but after government intervention to ease the crisis, the poultry industry has said there will be enough to go around.