Podcast: Modern day challenges for the UK’s oldest wholesale meat market
SJS reporter Yannic Rack goes behind the scenes at Smithfield Market
When Greg Lawrence first started as a trainee at Smithfields 47 years ago, supermarkets didn’t sell very much meat. Meat supply and consumption has changed radically since then, but Smithfields is still going strong. In this interview, Lawrence, now chairman of Smithfield Market’s Tenants’ Association, discusses the changes he has seen over the years and the challenges ahead.
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