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08/11/2017

Barbadian supermarkets accused of marking up poultry products

The increase in the national social responsibility levy could have hit the poultry industry hard.

A man holding a small chicken in his hands.

If Barbadians find themselves paying more for meat this Christmas, they should blame the supermarkets, not farmers. That assertion has come from president of the Barbados Egg and Poultry Producers Association, Stephen Layne, who has accused supermarkets of marking up poultry products by more than 30 per cent.

Layne insisted that poultry farmers were exempt from most of the costs associated with the recent hike in the National Social Responsibility Levy (NSRL).

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