Call for stricter controls over supermarkets--FoE

Watts, Andrew
December 2006
Farmers Weekly;12/15/2006, Vol. 145 Issue 24, p12
Trade Publication
The article reports on the demand of the Friends of the Earth organization for the British Competition Commission to impose stricter rules regarding the relation of supermarkets with suppliers. According to a survey by the organization, farmers stressed that the amount paid by the markets for their goods were not enough. It also cited that 39% of farmers noted that transactions with supermarkets have brought financial harm to their businesses. The British Retail Consortium said that the survey focused only on 31 respondents.


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