AH sends money back to African growers

Supermarket group Albert Heijn is setting up a special fund to help African fruit and vegetable growers, Trouw reports on Tuesday.

The fund will have €1m at its disposal in the first year. The supermarket group and four African fruit and vegetable exporters will pay a percentage of their profits into the fund. African growers account for 10% of AH’s fruit and vegetable sales.
A spokesman for the company told Trouw consumer prices would not be affected.

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