08 12 2017
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.
01 02 2016
IFA National Chairman Jer Bergin has acknowledged the signing of the grocery regulations into law by Enterprise Minister Richard Bruton, but said the effectiveness of the regulations will depend on robust monitoring and oversight by the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC).