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Supermarkets must pay farmers a better margin, says IFA Regional Chair

Jan 1, 2022 12:01 By News Northern Sound
Supermarkets must pay farmers a better margin, says IFA Regional Chair Supermarkets must pay farmers a better margin, says IFA Regional Chair
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Supermarkets will have to lower their margin or up their prices, as the cost of on-farm commodities increases.

The new IFA local Regional Chair says supermarkets must pay farmers a better margin in the new year.

Regional Chair for Ulster-North Leinster Frank Brady says there needs to be recognition that the cost of on-farm commodities is increasing and it needs to be reflected in the price of the final product.

He says it's only fair that everyone in the chain of production gets paid fairly for getting food onto the shelves, but that isn't the case currently.

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Frank told Shannonside Northern Sound that there's two ways supermarkets could react.

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