Shoprite fights for customers’ right to low-priced chicken from US

21 December 2015 - 08:53 By Tmg Digital

The country’s biggest food retailer‚ Shoprite‚ has raised concern that the price benefit of the recently approved chicken imports from the US which will be free of anti-dumping duties will not reach consumers. The group says that at least half of the 65‚000 tonnes of the chicken quota will be given to middlemen who don’t necessarily have the infrastructure or the distribution network which will mean the true price benefit will not reach hard pressed consumers who need it most in trying economic...

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