‘Supermarkets aren’t to blame for product shortages, but it’s time to pause for thought’

Low stocked veg shelves

Imagine the howls of fury from all quarters if grocers raised food prices. Yet, perversely, in the aftermath of salad-gate, that is what many have asked them to do.

Food retailers would no doubt be delighted to live in a world where they could increase prices at will, particularly when their costs are climbing, but that world does not exist.

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