Re: Say Cheese
- From: "Huw" <hedydd[nospam]@tiscali.co.uk>
- Date: Thu, 15 Sep 2005 22:47:04 +0100
"Jane Gillett" <j.gillett@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote in message
> In article <4d9f5f8536j.gillett@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>,
> Jane Gillett <j.gillett@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> In article <1124799673.531406.93660@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>,
>> feeder <luppo@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> > Maybe some of the brainpower at UKBA could be used to explain why on a
>> > recent trip to Holland, by a group of Cornish farmers, the Dutch
>> > farmers are receiving approx 21.6ppl for their milk and are selling
>> > Edam Cheese @ £3.65/kg in UK supermarkets. Whereas here we receive 19
>> > ppl for our milk and retail Mild chedder from £4.40/kg upwards.
>> > Where's the logic???!!!
>> It's what the public will pay.
> Don't understand. Who is swapping prices? Actually it is probably smkt
> margins - overall, not the individual product. But the price the public
> will pay is one of the major components.
The public would pay much more without blinking. It's the competitors
undercutting each other in the supply chain to supply the supermarket that
must take most of the blame. That includes imports of course.