Government accepts majority of 14 recommendations in Review of the Food and Grocery Code of Conduct
In March 2019 the Australian Federal Government released its response to the recent review of the Food and Grocery Code of Conduct. In its response, the government accepted 13 of the 14 recommendations from the report. How do the report and the government’s proposed actions address concerns regarding good faith requirements, dispute resolution, and contract negotiation within the Food and Grocery industry? This article explores what these changes will mean for food companies that deal with supermarkets and wholesalers.