Waitrose to sell only UK lamb, as they say it is important to ‘invest in British agriculture’

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Waitrose is set to only sell British lamb as it phases out meat from New Zealand in order to “support UK agriculture.”

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The retailer used to supplement its lamb range with New Zealand products in the winter months, but is to stop doing so by 2021.

Most of the supermarket’s meat and dairy offering is already home-grown; all of the own-brand fresh chicken, pork, beef, eggs and liquid milk is already sourced exclusively from the UK.

 

Helena Horton

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