Suppliers reminded of their rights under new supermarket code

A watchdog has reminded grocery suppliers they are protected by a new code of conduct amid concerns supermarkets are trying to wriggle out of their responsibilities.

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) said it was concerned over the way supermarkets, especially Woolworths and Aldi and Coles to a lesser extent, were presenting the Food and Grocery Code of Conduct, which includes the introduction of grocery supply agreements (GSAs). 

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