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British Digestives biscuit lovers hit by Brexit squeeze

LONDON: A much-loved British biscuit has fallen victim to the Brexit-linked slump in the pound, as McVitie's Digestives on Friday said their packets will shrink. Packets of the quintessentially British brand will be cut from 500 to 400 grammes this month, after the weakened pound ramped up import costs. "The rising cost of ingredients and changes in the exchange rates means it has become more expensive to bake our products," said Nick Bunker, UK and Ireland managing director of Pladis which owns the brand. Read More:…