Selfridges to sell raw milk
Selfridges has become the first retailer in the UK to stock “raw milk”. Widely available on the continent “raw milk” is unpasturised, untreated and is illegal to sell in the UK.
Selfridges are able to get about the ban as the farmer is selling it direct to the customer.
Drinkers prefer the fuller, richer taste and is said to alleviate symptoms of eczema, hay fever and asthma. Andrew Cavanna, Selfridges’ fresh food buyer, said: “We first noticed the trend at the farmers’ markets we visited. The taste of organic raw milk is second to none.”
The milk comes from farmer Steve Hook, who has been producing and selling direct to the public since 1997.
We interviewed Steve about the raw milk movement back in July. Steve said: “A lot of people are allergic to milk sugar or Lactose,” he says. “Pasteurised milk kills off an enzyme called Lactase which helps the body digest it.” So, that’s why, he says, people who are who are lactose intolerant can drink raw milk.
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