Tesco promises to use only British milk in its own-brand yoghurt

Tesco has agreed to use more British milk in its dairy products in another victory for farmers in their battle with supermarkets over treatment of suppliers. Britain’s biggest retailer has bowed to pressure and pledged that all its own-brand yoghurt will be produced with domestic milk from March 2016. Tesco currently uses milk from Germany in its yoghurts. The pledge from Tesco follows a meeting with Farmers For Action (FFA), the campaign group, and the National Farmers Union (NFU). On Sunday, demonstrators blockaded a Tesco distribution centre in Avonmouth, Gloucestershire, in protest at the amount of milk the company imports from outside Britain for use in dairy products. Read more.

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