18 December 1998
‘Roaring trade’ at some farm shops

SOME farm shops are doing a “roaring” business over Christmas, while many are doing very well throughout the year on the back of new-found enthusiasm for products like organic beef or even antipasto.

The Financial Times reports on the increasing popularity of this retailing phenomenon, which has been hastened by the bitter debate over prices offered by supermarkets to farmers.

  • Financial Times 18/12/98 page 14