Aldi provides £12.5 million further support for British egg industry
Aldi has committed to providing a further £12.5 million worth of support for the British egg industry which is facing increased production costs relating to energy and feed.
The move will bring the supermarket’s total of amount of additional support for the sector to £38 million following its investment of £25.5 million since April 2022.
It has also pledged to continue stocking only 100% British eggs in all its 980 stores nationwide.
Julie Ashfield, managing director of buying at Aldi, explained: “We have always believed in maintaining strong, long-term relationships with our suppliers, which is why we have already invested more than £25 million in supporting our egg processors and producers this year, to help them meet the rising costs they are facing.
“Unfortunately, those challenges have not gone away, which is why we are pledging a further £12.5 million now to support the egg industry. We will continue to work with our suppliers to make sure that investment gets passed to those who need it most as quickly as possible.”
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