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Supermarkets should up their game for local produce

Wed, 15 Jan 2014


Supermarkets in the Isle of Man need to do more to promote and stock local produce.

That’s according to the Department of Environment, Food and Agriculture.

It says some retailers are better than others when it comes to supporting producers.

Severe weather in the last few weeks has highlighted the Island’s dependence on imported food - with shelves lying bare if the boats are cancelled.

Minister Phil Gawne says government may have to step in:

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