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Manx producers 'always at a disadvantage' compared to UK

Local grain grower says exporting isn't an option for Island's farmers

Manx grain producers are always at a disadvantage because they're fighting against the efficiency of scale.

That's the view of a local farmer who has been growing grain on Island for 35 years.

Grain growers and Laxey Glen Mills face an uncertain future after Ramsey Bakery announced plans to close at the end of this month.

Dave Brew says exporting isn't a viable option because Manx farmers can't compete with the UK market:

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