UK: Unilever's FitzGerald argues organic premiums are "unsustainable"
Niall FitzGerald, chairman of Anglo-Dutch conglomerate Unilever, will warn today that the approximately 20% premium that farmers charge for organic produce is unsustainable. Speaking at the annual City Food lecture in the Guildhall in London, FitzGerald is expected to welcome the government's support for organic farming before urging that the limitations to the sector's expansion must be recognised.
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