Are supermarkets profiteering from food price rises?

Spackman, Paul
September 2008
Farmers Weekly;9/19/2008, p23
Trade Publication
This article discusses the observation that supermarkets have not benefited from the rise in commodity prices in Great Britain in the first half of 2008. According to the article, retailers claim to be absorbing cost increases, rather than passing them on. It notes that food price inflation is still rising, but it is going up more slowly, offering the prospect that it may be nearing its peak.


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