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Footprint Poll: The results

LAST WEEK, retail multiple Morrisons announced the launch of a new milk brand, Milk for Farmers, that would charge a 10p premium a litre, with that 10p going back to dairy farmers supplying Morrisons' processor Arla. It's a scheme not dissimilar to Fairtrade but, in general, should customers be expected to pay extra to support…
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UK companies failing to take responsibility for soy production

EUROPEAN COMPANIES that use soy for animal feed or animal products are not doing nearly enough to encourage responsible growers to reduce the negative impacts of soy production, according to a new analysis from WWF.                   Released today at the annual meeting of the Round Table on…
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Report reveals animal welfare is rising on the business agenda

THE SECOND report of the Business Benchmark on Farm Animal Welfare published today has applauded Coop Group (Switzerland), Marks & Spencer, Arla, Marfrig, Royal FrieslandCampina, Sainsbury’s, VION and Waitrose for the notable improvements they have made in their farm animal welfare related management and reporting approach over the past year.          …
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Arla announces ‘roadmap to co-ownership’

AROUND 1,600 British dairy farmers could become co-owners of Arla Foods amba, under proposals unveiled last week.   The Board of Directors and the board of Milk Partnership Limited (MPL) – Arla Foods Milk Partnership’s (AFMP) investment company of which all AFMP farmers are members - have announced the a ‘roadmap to co-ownership’ proposal.  …
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