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Lidl to invest £15 billion in UK suppliers

Christian Fernsby |

KEY POINTS
  • The investment and will provide its suppliers with the support and ability needed to invest in and grow
  • Lidl has also pledged to increase sales of British sourced fresh meat, poultry and fresh produce
  • onger-term contracts that will help give suppliers certainty

Lidl GB has announced that it will be investing a record £15 billion in British suppliers over the next five years.

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Topics: LIDL    SUPPLIERS    UK   

The investment comes as the discounter’s pace of growth continues, and will provide its suppliers with the support and ability needed to invest in and grow their own businesses.

Following its commitment to source 100% of its listed fresh poultry from UK farms, Lidl has also pledged to increase sales of British sourced fresh meat, poultry and fresh produce over 10% across the next 12 months.

Additional initiatives from the supermarket in support of its suppliers include:

- Longer-term contracts that will help give suppliers certainty and allow them to invest for the future helping them to create new jobs and develop their business.

- A young farmers programme designed to support new talent in the farming industry.


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