Late payment in food and drink was disputed by the Groceries Code Adjudicator

Grocery adjudicator disputes late payment a problem

By Matt Atherton

The Groceries Code Adjudicator (GCA) Christine Tacon has insisted there is “no evidence” of late payments by supermarkets to their suppliers, despite the Food and Drink Federation (FDF) arguing the complete opposite.

SMEs are being forced to wait longer for payment than their larger counterparts

Food and drink SMEs wait longer for payment

By Laurence Gibbons

Small to medium-sized food and drink manufacturers (SMEs) are being forced to wait more than two-weeks longer than big businesses to receive payment from their customers, according to research by the Asset Based Finance Association (ABFA).

More than a third of firms were told

Grocery adjudicator key to food firms' late payment crisis

By Mike Stones

Appointing an adjudicator to police the Groceries Supply Code of Practice (GSCOP) would help to remedy the growing problem of late payments owed to food and drink manufacturers, according to the Food and Drink Federation (FDF).


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