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Groupe Casino Declares Itself A ‘Good Citizen’ In Agrifood Price Dispute

Published on Aug 1 2015 5:29 PM in Fresh Produce tagged: Trending Posts / Groupe Casino

Groupe Casino Declares Itself A ‘Good Citizen’ In Agrifood Price Dispute

Jean-Charles Naouri, president of Groupe Casino, has said that the French retailer is a “good citizen” in the midst of a complicated and heated debate between retailers and suppliers of agricultural goods in France, LSA reports.

Announcing positive results for the second quarter of 2015, Naouri stated, “We have tried to be good citizens, and have increased the prices we pay agricultural goods, as per the advice of the experts and the government.

"All parties must demonstrate solidarity in this regard.”

He added that Groupe Casino has met its commitment to pay €1.40 per kilogramme of pork, that it is increasing the amount it pays for beef by five cent per week, and that it purchases milk at €3.40 per tonne.

© 2015 European Supermarket Magazine – your source for the latest retail news. Article by Peter Donnelly. To subscribe to ESM: The European Supermarket Magazine, click here

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