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Will food manufacturers be hit by retailers' woes?

20 January 2012

It's been a dismal festive season for most of the UK's retailers, and this in turn is said to be bad news for the country's squeezed food manufacturers

What are food producers to do about the fact retailers have had a poor festive season? On the face of it, there's nothing much they can do. Tesco has had one of its worst Christmases in years, and other retailers hardly fared better. Admittedly, the food sectors were not as badly hit as other parts of the business, but there's no doubt suppliers have been negatively affected.

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