Pig farmers urge Tesco to help crisis-hit sector or risk losing UK supply base

British farmers say urgent support needed to stop more going out of business, as Waitrose extends £16m lifeline

Tesco has been criticised over its failure to support crisis-hit British pig farmers, as smaller rival Waitrose extended a £16m lifeline to help suppliers manage the jump in production costs caused by Russia’s war on Ukraine.

In an open letter to Tesco chief executive Ken Murphy, the National Pig Association (NPA) said the retailer risked losing its British supply base if it did not pay a “fair price” for its pork.

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