Glimmer of Hope (Part II)


The number of local lines sold in Tesco has risen by more than 40% in the past five years as demand for regional produce grows. The retailer carried just under 2,800 local lines  in 2007: it now stocks more than 4,000. 54% of Tesco shoppers say they are buying more local products than they were 5 years ago. Sales of local foods exceeded £1bn in 2011/12.