Dawn Cardington secures Safeway deal

By FW staff

PROSPECTS for beef and lamb producers supplying the Bedford-based Dawn Cardington abattoir appear more secure.

From today, a new deal makes it a dedicated supplier to Safeway.

According to managing director Mark Ridout, although there is no producer club, the plants 800 suppliers are expected to retain freedom on type of rearing system and feed used.

One imminent change may be the switch from using the plants own graders to using MLC staff.

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