Supermarkets are ripping off farmers--MPs

February 2007
Farmers Weekly;2/16/2007, Vol. 146 Issue 7, p6
Trade Publication
This article features a report by the All Party Parliamentary Group on Dairy Farming which found that poor milk prices paid to farmers are the result of a rip-off culture in the British dairy industry in 2007. The report rejected the line commonly spun by retailers and processors that milk prices were set by market forces. Group chairman and Tory MP Daniel Kawczynski pointed to the findings that over the past 15 years the price of milk in the shops had risen 11 percent.


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