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Consumers face rising food bills as costs mount

Consumers face rising food bills as costs mount

Food producers are facing rising raw material costs, particularly for dairy ingredients and wheat, making food price inflation almost inevitable. But, writes Dean Best, in the midst of a continuing price war, supermarket retailers will only pass on cost increases to customers as a last resort, making a further squeeze on supplier margins also extremely likely.