Best for British

Potato farming

Best for British

By 2020, we'll double the amount of British food we sell.

Our progress so far

  • Sainsbury's has supported British farming for 144 years and we continue to work collaboratively for the best solutions on price, animal welfare and carbon efficiencies.
  • Achieved 100% British across fresh pork (first major retailer), adding to 100% British for fresh chicken, 100% British or Irish for fresh beef, 100% British for fresh lamb when in season
  • 100% British fl our used in all freshly made in-store bakery bread
  • 5th year as largest retailer of British apples and pears, selling 64 different apple and pear varieties
  • Lamb Development Group farmers received a price guarantee to support those affected by the adverse weather
  • We operate a unique Cost of Production price model voted for by farmers in our Dairy Development Group
  • We pay a premium to our Pork Development Group, to reflect rising feed costs

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