Letter from Europe: Curbing the pricing powers of the mighty supermarkets

It’s high time for an EU-wide organization to keep a close eye on marketing and price agreements for home-grown food and energy, says France. And, for once, nearly everyone in Europe agrees


Where national food markets are dominated by just a few giant retail chains, producers of milk, meat and vegetables lose out when the high street price wars start. Now, a European Union (EU) initiative aims to curb the pricing powers of the mighty supermarkets. 

Better Farming - June/July 2008