26-07-2012 09:16 AM | United Kingdom

Sentamu attacks ‘derisory’ prices for farmers

The Archbishop of York has launched an attack on UK consumers and supermarket industry, accusing both of paying too little for food and failing to recognise the contribution farmers make to national life.

Dr John Sentamu said the UK’s food supply chain was institutionally unfair, with farmers being punished with continually low prices for their produce and shoppers condoning this by buying food at a rate lower than the cost of production.
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