UK: NFU highlights poor deal for farmers
The UK's National Farmers' Union yesterday [Monday] launched a campaign to draw attention to the poor deal farmers often get in return for their produce. According to the campaign, a basket of farmed produce including beef, eggs, milk, bread, tomatoes and apples typically costs £37 (US$57.7) in the shops but a farmer gets just £11, or less than a third of its retail value.
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