Farmers have challenged Tesco and Asda to boost the availability of British lamb amid plans for the retailers to expand their plant-based food offering.
The supermarket giants recently unveiled their intentions to substantially grow their ranges of plant-based foods.
Tesco announced plans to grow the sales of plant-based meat alternatives by 300% over the next five years.
Meanwhile, Asda has become the first UK supermarket to launch a vegan aisle – entirely dedicated to plant-based food.
But the National Sheep Association (NSA) criticised the retailers for dressing up ‘mass-produced, industrialised processed foods’ as sustainable food options.
The group questioned the retailers’ motives and disputed the sustainability claims being used in their reasoning.Read full article Share on twitter