Opinion

WHATEVER farmers have to pay for fuel this coming harvest is going to have a real impact on the price of food

The Scottish Farmer speaks: Farming can be the solution to food inflation
FOOD INFLATION hit the headlines this week and it behoves us not to feel a certain smugness that this had been predicted by this column some months ago. But in the here and now, politicians have suddenly woken up (as apart to just being ‘woke’!) to the fact that this inflation cannot be solved by the simple fix of importing cheaper goods, foods and bum wipes from abroad. It is going to take a lot more than that to wipe the slate clean.

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