Farmers welcome plan to end supermarket abuse

Watts, Andrew
February 2008
Farmers Weekly;2/22/2008, p53
Trade Publication
The article reports that farmer groups in Great Britain have welcomed the proposals of the Competition Commission to implement a major overhaul of the supermarket code of practice and the creation of a supermarket ombudsman to prevent supermarkets and other grocery retailers abusing suppliers. Some farmer groups think that the creation of an ombudsman would be vital in enhancing relationships between suppliers and retailers. But the British Retail Consortium, the body that represents the retail trade, was less happy with the proposals.


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