Aldi and Costco entry has done more harm than good for food manufacturers

Shan Goodwin
February 11 2024 - 5:00pm
The suppliers of foods and groceries sold in supermarkets, who are big customers of farmers', have outlined the power imbalance they endure with Coles and Woolworths in the Senate inquiry into supermarket pricing.
The suppliers of foods and groceries sold in supermarkets, who are big customers of farmers', have outlined the power imbalance they endure with Coles and Woolworths in the Senate inquiry into supermarket pricing.

Food and grocery manufacturers who buy large amounts of agriculture products each year say the entry of Aldi and Costco has done nothing to alleviate the negotiating power imbalance the two big supermarkets yield.

Shan Goodwin

Shan Goodwin

National Agriculture Writer - Beef

Shan Goodwin steers ACM’s national coverage of the beef industry. Shan has worked as a journalist for 30 years, the majority of that with agricultural publications. She spent many years as The Land’s North Coast reporter and has visited beef properties and stations throughout the country and overseas. She treats all breeds equally. Contact 0427686187. E: s.goodwin@austcommunitymedia.com.au

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