....The scale of the wholesale price rises were confirmed by both the National Farmers’ Union and the British Meat Processors Association (BMPA), which represents the UK’s major abattoirs and meat processors – including the ABP Food Group, Karro and Tulip – which supply supermarkets and other retailers. “The commodity price of both pigs and cattle has risen sharply this year, primarily driven by the weakness of the pound and how this is keeping the export market
s buoyant,” added Michael Fletcher, commercial director of the Co-op. ...
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