Lamb carcasses hanging up in abattoir© FLPA/John Eveson/Rex Shutterstock
Shareholders are being urged to ensure that farmers remain in control of a company set up to bolster the market for British lamb. Warwickshire-based Farmers First slaughters about 5% of UK finished lamb with an annual turnover of approximately £50m. The company has its roots in the late 1990s when thousands of farmers donated money to set up the Farmers Ferry, which exported sheep to continental Europe. See also: Farmers First wins CBI award The farmer-run ferry is credited with […]
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