The Co-operative Retail Trading Group or CRTG is the central buying group for co-operative retail societies in the United Kingdom. It was established in 1993, and supplies 100% of food bought for sale by co-operatives in the UK, after being joined by the last two independent societies in 2002. [1] The group is organised by the Co-operative Group on behalf of the other member societies,[2] and is a member of the Ethical Trading Initiative (ETI).[3]


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