Fruit sold below growing costs due to "predatory pricing" of supermarkets

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Updated June 10 2024 - 11:13am, first published February 12 2024 - 6:45am
Fruit growers forced to sell fruit under production cost according to a Senate inquiry submission. Picture by supplied.
Fruit growers forced to sell fruit under production cost according to a Senate inquiry submission. Picture by supplied.

Fruit growers have outlined the "abuse of market power" in their David versus Goliath relationship with the supermarket sector, revealing that producers are sometimes forced to sell fruit below the cost of production due to "predatory pricing behaviour."

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Jason Gregory

National Rural Affairs Writer

National rural affairs writer for ACM's agricultural print and digital publications, covering federal politics, agri-politics and life in the regions. 2023 National Rural Press Club award winner. Send story tips to jason.gregory@austcommunitymedia.com.au

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