29 11 2016
The UK Groceries Code Adjudicator Christine Tacon will address an IFA Conference on Retail Regulation taking place in Dublin tomorrow, at which she will set out the work of her office since she took up the role three years ago. Ms Tacon will focus on Unfair Trading Practices and the impact on suppliers and producers.
15 11 2016
An IFA lamb price survey of the five main supermarkets shows that retailers are charging consumers from €10 to €16/kg for the key lamb cuts, while the farmer price has fallen from €5.50/kg to as low as €4.70/kg in the last two weeks. This points to a 60% plus mark up on lamb by the retailers and factories over the farmer price according to IFA National Sheep Committee Chairman John Lynskey.
12 07 2016
16 06 2016
Chairing a meeting of the COPA Working Party on the Food Chain in Brussels this week, IFA President Joe Healy said that last week’s vote in the European Parliament adopting a report calling for more action to tackle Unfair Trading Practices (UTPs) in the food supply chain was welcomed by all member state farmer representatives.