Retail power abusing farmers but govt reluctant to break up stores

Andrew Marshall
Updated February 22 2024 - 6:21pm, first published 4:04pm
Australia's four largest food retailers now corner about 82 per cent of the food and grocery market. File photo
Australia's four largest food retailers now corner about 82 per cent of the food and grocery market. File photo

The federal government's competition minister is hosing down suggestions Canberra should look at forcing major supermarket chains to sell some stores to dilute their power over farmers and shoppers.

Andrew Marshall

Andrew Marshall

National agribusiness writer

Andrew Marshall is the group agribusiness writer for ACM's state agricultural weeklies and websites. He is a former editor at The Land and has worked in various Rural Press group roles in Canberra, North Richmond (NSW) and Toowoomba (Qld).

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