Article Date 20/11/2020

Ag minister calls grocers' treatment of food producers 'a big disappointment'

Source North Bay Nugget

Federal Agriculture Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau is taking aim at some of the biggest supermarket chains in Canada, saying their treatment of food producers has been "a big disappointment," and pledging to tackle the issue at a meeting with her provincial and territorial counterparts.

"This is something that worries me," she told the Financial Post in an interview on Tuesday.

Since the summer, food manufacturers have been up in arms over what they say are bully tactics from major players in Canada's heavily consolidated grocery business.

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