The National Farmers Union has been receiving an increased number of complaints about supermarkets demanding back payments and over-riders from farmers, and also supermarkets cutting the price they will pay.

There are plans to have an Ombudsman for the farming industry, but supermarkets are trying to block this.  Also some people say that an ombudsman would make the retail prices higher.

We’ll see what happens.

I do know supermarkets have such power, yet I remember a time before supermarkets.  I have seen them grow and become more powerful. 

Supermarkets are powerful, but in reality the farmers must be more powerful than all the supermarkets put together. Without farmers there would not be any supermarkets

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