Farmers Weekly by Philip Case
The horsemeat scandal is driving shoppers to ditch ready-made supermarket meals in favour of fresh, locally produced meat at farmers’ markets.
Hampshire Farmers’ Market (HFM) chairman Toby Bowtell reported an increase in the sales of fresh meat at recent markets held throughout the county.
“We have had some cracking markets over the last few weeks, with shoppers buying well, especially meat products, with more shoppers coming specifically to buy fresh meat to cook their own meals from scratch,” said Mr Bowtell, who himself farms in East Tisted, Alton.
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