Waitrose unveils coronavirus supplier support package

Waitrose aims to support suppliers during the coronavirus outbreak

Waitrose has revealed a raft of measures to support suppliers during the coronavirus emergency.

The grocer will provide cash to supplier communities in Africa and Central America, help small businesses bring their products to market, and pay small and vulnerable suppliers more quickly.

Waitrose has provided £200,000 to Waitrose & Partners Foundation communities in Africa and Central America, where some of its produce is grown, picked and packed.

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