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Welsh farmers join forces to deliver food message to the public

11th May 2020

More than 50 NFU Cymru members have united in a defiant video message declaring their commitment to continuing to feed the nation throughout the Coronavirus outbreak and beyond.

The video features farmers from across Wales outlining the work they do to keep high quality, sustainable and delicious food on the plate of the British consumer.

NFU Cymru President John Davies, who features in the video, said: “During a time of extreme stress and strain, not just for our industry but for the whole world, I am thrilled that our enthusiastic members have come together in a show of unity to deliver a positive message to the general public

“Although our industry continues to face sizeable challenges as a result of the Coronavirus pandemic, farmers across Wales are steadfast in their commitment to ensuring that the public receive a good supply of safe, high quality, fully traceable food produced to world-leading standards, throughout this current crisis and well into the future. Watching this video, I think it is evident that farmers take immense pride in their integral role in keeping the nation fed and it is a role that we do not take for granted.

“Farmers, like the rest of society, are observing social distancing measures that mean we cannot get together. But despite the restrictions, I also believe this video is an important demonstration that the unique camaraderie in our rural communities is alive and well.”