Senate inquiry told Australia’s food processing industry fighting for survival

The Canberra Times reports a retail war threatens Australian food processors. A Senate inquiry has heard conditions are the toughest they have been in 14 years. An executive, a managing director whose name has been withheld by the inquiry on request, claims “abuse of market powers” by Australia’s supermarket duopoly is “the leading cause” of the demise of local food manufacturing. (Read more