High surcharge for organic – Migros and Coop subsidize cheap goods with organic products

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 The  Swiss animal welfare organization criticizes the pricing of the wholesalers: © www.de24.news The y add more to animal-friendly dairy products in order to make conventionally manufactured products cheaper. © www.de24.news

 The  conscience of customers is being used.

Cows with plenty of exercise: this is what animal welfare demands.  However, this is not guaranteed with cheap milk.

Cows with plenty of exercise: this is what animal welfare demands. However, this is not guaranteed with cheap milk.

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A look at the prices on the supermarket’s milk shelf shows big differences. In wholesalers, organic milk costs up to 80 percent more per liter than the cheapest milk for one franc. © www.de24.news

 The re is a great temptation to go for the cheaper product, even if these cows, as suppliers of the raw material, may have less exercise and eat imported concentrate.

This pricing policy of retailers is a thorn in the side of animal welfare. In a new study, the organization breaks down the non-transparent profit margins that retailers and processors reap from dairy products. Goods with the organic label or according to the IP-Suisse standard are good business for wholesalers and discounters.

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High surcharge organic Migros Coop subsidize cheap goods organic products

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