At the beginning of July, FoodManufacture.co.uk exclusively revealed how Morrisons summoned suppliers to demand savings of up to half a million pounds each.
The retail giant and food manufacturer told suppliers it was seeking to source greater volumes from fewer suppliers, to increase efficiency.
One of the many suppliers who contacted us and asked to remain anonymous, said: “They are trying to keep the City happy. They want a quick improvement in their graphs for the quarter, but I can't see anything behind that. Strategy just seems to be all over the place. It's confusing.”