UK: Organic milk price cuts at Tesco prompt production row
UK retail giant Tesco announced yesterday [Wednesday] that it is preparing to slash the price of organic milk in-store by up to 6p, and simultaneously prompted fears for the future of the country's organic farmers. The Organic Milk Suppliers Co-operative, which controls the production of about 75% of the UK's organic milk, insisted that if the price cut leads to lower farm gate prices, some farmers could be forced out of business.
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