Supermarkets, suppliers and lawyers to discuss relationships

  • September 16, 2013
  • Sophie Langley

As Australian wine-makers join the list of food and beverage producers vocal about their dissatisfaction with supermarket supplier relationships, food law experts FoodLegal have announced they will run a special afternoon in Sydney CBD on Tuesday 12 November 2013, which will explore the issues in supermarket and supplier relationships in Australia. Readers are invited to register to attend.

Pre-booking is required. Places are limited and are likely to fill quickly.

The Symposium will feature top speakers, including policy-makers and industry and legal representatives, including the following:

  • Robert Hadler, Manager Corporate Affairs, Coles supermarket group
  • Dr Geoffrey Annison, Deputy CEO, Australian Food & Grocery Council
  • Dr Alexandra Merrett, leading Competition Lawyer
  • Leading supermarket analysts Freshlogic
  • A leading Sydney Patent Attorney on protecting innovation in supermarket supplier competition
  • Head of Australia’s Organic food sector with an industry case study on relationships with major supermarkets

Take advantage of the Early Bird offer by registering here.

The venue is the new Cliftons meeting facility, Level 11, 60 Margaret St, Sydney (adjacent to Wynyard train station).

FoodLegal to run supermarket-supplier relationships symposium


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2 Responses to “Supermarkets, suppliers and lawyers to discuss relationships”

  1. chef-life on September 18th, 2013 11:09 am

    I have watched many people try to take on the supermarkets for many years. No1 has ever been able to successfully challenge Coles or Woolies. These 2 supermarkets have the power to own Australia within the next 20 years and their is absolutely nothing any1 can do to stop them from 100% takeover of all products we consume.

  2. Jacob on September 23rd, 2013 3:01 pm

    We should be using anti-trust laws to prevent supermarkets from competing directly with their suppliers in the form of house brands.