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3 July 2015| Dairy,News,Supermarkets

The law firm behind the campaign to protect West Country milk producers – Support South West Dairy Farmers – is warning that the continuing drop in retail milk prices can only put further pressure on the industry. Last week, Sainsbury’s announced that it is reducing its prices for one pint and two pints of milk to 45p and 75p respectively. It stressed that this will not mean a reduction in the price paid to farmers, which remains ring-fenced....





3 July 2015 | Dairy,News,Supermarkets
Concern for farmers grows as supermarkets continue to slash milk prices

The law firm behind the campaign to protect West Country milk producers – Support South West Dairy Farmers – is warning that the continuing drop in re...


Scottish farmers receiving lowest lamb price for five years

With Scottish farmers receiving their lowest lamb price for five years, NFU Scotland is urging all supermarkets to make the switch to Scotch. The U...


Boost for Scottish poultry industry: Co-Op ramps up Scottish sourced chicken

The Co-operative Food has ramped up the amount of chicken sourced from Scotland sold in its Scottish stores. In what is seen as a big boost for the...


1 July 2015 | News,Produce,Supermarkets
Aldi launches new season Scotch lamb

New season Scotch Lamb is now available across Aldi’s 61 Scottish stores as part of its continued commitment to the Scottish meat industry. The fre...


26 June 2015 | News,NFU,Supermarkets
NFU President urges Tesco to make meaningful commitment to industry

The NFU is urging Tesco to demonstrate exactly how it is delivering on its promises made in 2013 to improve relationships with suppliers, shorten supp...


26 June 2015 | News,NFU,Supermarkets
How is Tesco committed to British farmers? NFU President asks retailer

The NFU is today set to ask Tesco how it has progressed on a number of commitments made to British agriculture at the NFU’s annual conference two year...


NFU urges retailers to set out clear commitments to sourcing British lamb

The NFU has urged all major retailers to strengthen their commitments to sourcing peak season British lamb. The NFU sent letters to Tesco, Asda, Sa...


New RSPCA Assured food label hits supermarket shelves

A new ethical food label - assured by the RSPCA - has been launched in a bid to help improve the lives of a further 100 million farm animals, plus man...


23 June 2015 | News,NFU,Supermarkets
Suppliers 'afraid' to raise concerns to Grocery Code Adjudicator, says NFU

The proportion of producers reporting Groceries Code-related issues in has fallen, a survey has suggested. A YouGov snapshot of 1,145 suppliers, re...


Waitrose launches British wool shopping bags

Supermarket shopping bags have been the subject of EU rulings for years - but this week a major supermarket has launched a bag that is truly ‘sustain...


Sainsbury’s proves foodservice customers want British meat

The key to success in foodservice is to source British meat — and make sure you tell your customers loud and clear, says the National Pig Association....


NFU 'disappointed' as Caffe Nero bans 'badger cull milk'

High street coffee chain Caffe Nero has stopped serving milk from farms in Gloucestershire and Somerset because of the government's decision to contin...


Farmers urge retailers to commit to Welsh lamb

Farmers in Anglesey are calling on retailers to commit to promoting their Welsh lamb during this year's peak season. During the recent Anglesey NFU...


Scotch beef event highlights farmer struggles

A celebration of world-famous Scotch beef has been staged in Perthshire, organised by the Scottish Beef Association. While Scotland’s beef enjoys ...


11 May 2015 | News,Supermarkets
Consumer coupon appetite increases

UK consumers’ appetite for coupons has continued to grow with shoppers redeeming 688 million coupons last year, an increase from 604 million coupons i...



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