Prince hears of family farms' worry for future

Wragg, Simon; Riley, Jonathan
May 2002
Farmers Weekly;5/17/2002, Vol. 136 Issue 20, p14
Trade Publication
Reports on the meeting of Prince Charles of Wales with members of the Heart of England dairy co-op in Staffs to discuss the worries of family farms in 2002. Need of producers from the co-op to get more margin from the retail end of the food chain; Concern expressed over the branding of a commodity product; Importance for members to have access to information to know what the co-op is doing and how business is progressing.


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