Retailers must help farms in crisis

Shirley, Andrew
July 2006
Farmers Weekly;7/7/2006, Vol. 145 Issue 1, p16
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the role of retailers in helping the agricultural industry in Great Britain according to Stuart Hampson, president of the Royal Agricultural Society and chairman of the John Lewis Partnership. The farm produce's share of the food industry has dropped since 1988. Retailers should help in conveying information about farming and the origin of the products they sold. Only 18 percent of consumers surveyed are buying British products.


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