No, Competition Commission, food firms aren’t exploiting the poor

Insinuating someone in the value chain is taking advantage of poor South Africans by suggesting food price increases are 'unjustified' is irresponsible

02 April 2023 - 00:00 By Wandile Sihlobo and Johann Kirsteni

We live in a time of higher food prices, part of the polycrisis that emerged on the back of the pandemic and Russia’s war on Ukraine, which caused seizures in supply chains and energy and food price inflation. In short, this is not unique to South Africa.  ..

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