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Consumers pay more, farmers get less
A story last weekend in the Winnipeg Free Press covers research into spending habits of Canadians, and found that while consumers spent an average of $ 6.01 more for their groceries, farmers received 86 cents less for their efforts.


September 15, 2009
By Winnipeg Free Press

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Sept. 15, 2009 – A story last weekend in the Winnipeg Free Press covers research into spending habits of Canadians, and found that while consumers spent an average of $6.01 more for their groceries, farmers received 86 cents less for their efforts, with the so-called "middleman" receiving $6.87 more. | READ MORE