Morrisons Farming Programme won the Rural Action Award at the Business in the Community Responsible Business Awards

Bradford, England, 2014-7-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Morrisons Farming Programme – supporting the future sustainability of British meat, dairy and egg farming – has been presented the Rural Action Award at this week’s Business in the Community Responsible Business Awards.

This programme is a central part of the business’ corporate responsibility agenda supporting UK primary producers to overcome the challenges they face within the farming industry.

David Evans, head of agriculture said: “We are delighted to receive the award which recognises the innovative programme we have built with British farmers, focusing on sustainable, profitable and affordable primary food production.”

Mike Sheldon, Group Procurement Director at Dairy Crest and award judge said: “An innovative, integrated approach to a wide range of agricultural products that is genuinely benefiting farmers and the local community”.

Further information on Morrisons work with farmers as well as its wider corporate responsibility agenda can found at www.morrisons.co.uk/cr

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