Florida tomato growers Lady Moon Farms and Alderman Farms have signed on with Whole Foods to support the Coalition of Immokalee Workers wage-improvement program, "penny-per-pound." CIW co-director Lucas Benitez said, "The higher wages and fairer conditions we have fought for will begin to reach the workers who so clearly deserve them."
Tesco said its Dumfries supermarket is one of its new "greener" stores in Scotland with a 70% smaller carbon footprint than similar developments. Doug Wilson, Tesco's corporate director for Scotland, said the environmentally friendly stores are more expensive to develop. However, he said the Dumfries store could positively affect trade in the city.