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FUW welcomes Aldi announcement, but more commitment is needed

FUW welcomes Aldi announcement, but more commitment is needed

The announcement made by retailer Aldi to introduce PGI branded Welsh Lamb products in 29 stores in south and west Wales has been welcomed by the Farmers’ Union of Wales, but the Union says more commitment is needed. The FUW has long urged supermarkets to commit to the procurement of Welsh and British lamb and […]

Cut-throat competition between UK’s leading supermarkets sees food producer insolvencies triple in five years

Cut-throat competition between UK’s leading supermarkets sees food producer insolvencies triple in five years

162 food production companies entered insolvency last year, more than treble the 48 insolvencies in the sector in 2010 and 11% more than just a year ago, shows research from Moore Stephens, the Top Ten accountancy firm. The company says that food suppliers are still bearing the brunt of the on-going supermarket ‘price war’ as their […]

Consumers support Morrisons Milk for Farmers

Consumers support Morrisons Milk for Farmers

British grocery shoppers are demonstrating their commitment to dairy farmers and overwhelmingly supporting the new Morrisons’ Milk for Farmers range. The fresh milk, which is 100% sourced from Arla farms in the UK, is attracting an additional 10 pence per litre of milk sold which is passed back in full to Arla. As per the […]

Extended British lamb season announcement welcomed by FUW

Extended British lamb season announcement welcomed by FUW

The announcement that Sainsbury’s has committed to extend its British lamb season until at least January 2016, has been welcomed by the Farmers’ Union of Wales. Welsh sheep farmers have been hard hit this year as the poor exchange rate between the pound and the New Zealand dollar coupled with Chinese buying policy changes, saw […]

Farmer anger over lamb prices reaching boiling point

Farmer anger over lamb prices reaching boiling point

The Farmers’ Union of Wales (FUW) has warned that the fall in lamb prices, drastically reduced farm incomes and frustrations over the volume of imported lamb on supermarket shelves means farmer anger is reaching boiling point. “Lamb prices have fallen drastically over recent weeks, with prices down by around 20 percent compared with the same […]

How is Tesco committed to British farmers?

How is Tesco committed to British farmers?

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 years ago. At the Tesco AGM , held at the QEII in Westminster, NFU President Meurig Raymond is due to ask whether Tesco’s aspirations to shorten supply chains, […]

Farmers selling direct to supermarkets are distorting the market and threatening prices

Farmers selling direct to supermarkets are distorting the market and threatening prices

With most of the main retailers reporting big falls in profits as they struggle to compete with discounters like Aldi and Lidl, the Livestock Auctioneers Association has suggested that farmers might think twice before entering into direct contracts in the future. Multiple retailers like Tesco and Sainsbury’s have producer groups that contract directly with abattoirs […]

Morrisons search for more Beef Shorthorn

Morrisons search for more Beef Shorthorn

The search is on for more Beef Shorthorn sired cattle with a 30p/kg premium at stake to meet with demand from Morrisons for its Traditional Beef Scheme. The retailer’s weekly kill of native bred cattle has increased to over 400 head since it relaunched its Traditional Beef range in prepack format in June this year. […]

British farmers hit out at Tesco’s failure to deliver on commitments

British farmers hit out at Tesco’s failure to deliver on commitments

NFU President, Meurig Raymond, has strongly criticised Tesco’s decision to heavily promote New Zealand lamb in the middle of the prime season for British lamb, given previous commitments that they have made. The NFU wrote to all supermarkets last week to highlight that British grass-fed, spring-born lamb is now in peak season while southern hemisphere […]

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