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In food, rough renegotiations with distributors


DECRYPTION – For the past two months, the government has organized a weekly follow-up committee for these new discussions, in order to hasten their conclusion.

It seems a long time ago when food and industrial distributors whistled, each year at the beginning of March, the end of the annual negotiations fixing the purchase price of the products for the coming year.

Inflation has shattered this legal calendar.

It involved distributors and industrialists in a negotiation which does not end any more.


soon as certain contracts are signed, industrialists ask to renegotiate

,” observes Jacques Creyssel, the general delegate of the Federation of commerce and large-scale distribution (FCD).

Some products are in their fourth round of discussions.

“The requests”

flow continuously

“, abounds at System U. It's Sisyphus at the supermarket.

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One reason for this: food manufacturers are bearing the full brunt of the surge in the price of agricultural raw materials (wheat, sugar, coffee, flour, meat, etc.) as well as non-agricultural ones, which go into the manufacture of their products (plastic, cardboard or glass for packaging, energy, etc.).


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Source: lefigaro

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