“We looked at financial reports from major grocers in both Canada and the United States. If “greedflation” exists, the available data suggests grocers are not responsible.”

Sylvain Charlebois, Samantha Taylor, Stacey Taylor, Janet Music

Dealing with “greedflation” - Part II

Higher food prices are everywhere, and with those, accusations of “greedflation” are widespread. But being in Canada, unlike the United States, competition and consumer protection are not always taken seriously, which is why consumers have every right to be concerned about collusion or abuse of power in the food industry.

Media Contacts

Dr. Sylvain Charlebois, Director Agri-Food Analytics Lab,
Dalhousie University

Janet Music, Research Program Coordinator
Agri-Food Analytics Lab,
Dalhousie University

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