Agriculture, Food and Beverage

Rising food prices aren't growing farmer profits. Here's why

There is much more work to do to tackle rising food prices.

For every $100 spent on food, around $2 goes to the farmer. Image: Pexels/Clem Onojeghuo

Lisa Jack
Professor of Accounting, University of Portsmouth
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Total revenue for: Supermarket, big corporation, SME manufacturer and farm.
Total revenue for supermarkets, large corporations, SME manufacturers and farms. Image: The Food Research Collaboration

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