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Leicester Tigers players back farming campaign

Leicester Tigers players Tom and Ben Youngs will today sign the NFU's Back British Farming Charter to support the national farming organisation's latest campaign.

England's Tom and Ben Youngs Credit: David Davies/PA Archive

Launched in August, the campaign highlights the decline in the country's self-sufficiency, with research showing that nearly 80% of consumers want to see more British produce on sale.

The England international players, who are both farmer's sons, will join members of the NFU and local farm shop owners to sign the charter today.