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Morrisons lauded for raising the price it pays to dairy farmers

Morrisons has been lauded for raising the price it pays farmers for their dairy products. The supermarket store promised to lift its retail cost for its four pints of milk from 89p to £1 and its Milk For Farmers range from £1.12 to £1.23. The National Farmers Union (NFU) invited the move; with its diary board chairman Rob Harrison saying Morrisons had moved up the table in their backing for dairy farmers.

Harrison said thatthere are still a couple of retailers mulling behind on the support they give to ensure top-notch British dairy items each day of the year. He added that only half their total milk volume is going into liquid milk and the company plans to shiftfocus on adding value and supports the milk-producing farmers.

A real issue, as seen by the recent farm gateprice falls from a number of cheddar producers, is cheese. The NFU’s president Meurig Raymond commended Morrisons’ Milk For Farmers range for helping shoppers support the dairy cultivating industry and build the maintainable cost back to the farm. He included that they now need to guarantee that agriculturists supplying milk for all dairy items are dealt with reasonably amid this troublesome business sector circumstance.

Milk For Farmers was started in October and guaranteed to pay the additional 10p it expense contrasted to its standard milk back with the farmer. Morrisons’ clients were presently ready to pay more for milk to support the dairy division, its dairy chief Rick Bourne guaranteed. Morrisons will likewise stamp all own­label milk supplied by Arla so that buyers can distinguish and trust where it is sourced.

The label will likewise highlight that every one of the benefits do a reversal to the proprietors, Morrisons guaranteed.

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