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Heavy discounting by retailers battling for market share has finally trickled back to free-range egg farms, with a round of price cuts triggering uncertainty over producer prices. Packers and traders believe that, following the stabilising effect of Easter, market conditions in April and May will prove the next test of where prices will go. “It’s pressure brought about by deflation in retail selling prices, and that’s driven by the need [of major supermarkets] to respond to the discount chains,” said […]
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