Supermarkets may face unfair scrutiny - Foodstuffs exec

Supermarkets may face unfair scrutiny - Foodstuffs exec
Dan Brunskill
Foodstuffs North Island chief executive Chris Quin is concerned supermarkets will catch undeserved scrutiny as the government places a close eye on food pricing while the four-week lockdown is in place.In an online seminar hosted by the Trans-Tasman Business Circle, Quin said the perception the company was hiking prices was untrue.The company tracks the price of a ‘basket of goods’ and the cost has only moved a couple of dollars up or down, based on the fluctuating price of fresh food products, he said.“Every day, for six weeks now, I’ve been g...

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