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26 June 2015| News,NFU,Supermarkets

The NFU is urging Tesco to demonstrate exactly how it is delivering on its promises made in 2013 to improve relationships with suppliers, shorten supply chains and improve trust throughout, after comments made by Tesco CEO Dave Lewis at today’s shareholder AGM. NFU President Meurig Raymond, who tabled a question on behalf of the NFU’s members, said while he was pleased Tesco had confirmed that it was standing by those commitments made at the N...





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 ...


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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...


Growth in global meat market

In 2014, the global meat market increased in volume by 3% as a result of growing demand from emerging markets. India was the leading growth market wi...


Supply chain must do more to get consumers eating more fruit and veg

The whole of the supply chain must do more to increase the consumption of fruit and veg by British consumers, from trying innovative new packaging to ...


Retailers should commit to sourcing British lamb, farmers urge

Retailers should confirm their commitments to sourcing UK lamb this season, farmers have urged. With next month traditionally regarded as the start...


Beef farmers had 'difficult start to 2015'

Beef farmers have had a difficult start to 2015, driven by a combination of factors some of which are outwith producers’ control, according to Stuart ...



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