Farmers’ blockades ‘will cost supermarkets tens of millions’

Two days of blockades of distribution centres by farmers’ protest groups will cost supermarkets tens of millions, food retailers’ group CBL has warned. Convoys of tractors blocked delivery lorries from leaving depots at dozens of facilities up and down the country on Monday and Tuesday, in protest at government plans to cut the agriculture sector. The CBL said much of the fresh produce which was due to be delivered at the start of the week would have to be thrown … Continue reading Farmers’ blockades ‘will cost supermarkets tens of millions’