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Independent Senator Nick Xenophon Photo Pam O'Brien / abc.net.au
Independent Senator Nick Xenophon Photo Pam O’Brien / abc.net.au

A forum to consider food retailing trends in Australia and the impact on local communities will be held November 19 at the Coorabell Hall from 11.15am to 3.30pm

Special guest presenter federal senator Nick Xenophon will address the issues of food retailing duopolies in Australia and the key question of how to change that landscape.

Chaired by Donna Harper, other speakers include Brad Hopper (Hopper Group Retail), Pam Brook (Brookfarm) and Robert Hayes (Freshzest Herbs).

The event is presented by Northern Rivers Food, which is a group of growers, food artisans, manufacturers, restaurateurs, retailers and distributors who work as a group to facilitate the development, growth and sustainability of the food businesses in the northern rivers. To register, visit www.bit.ly/1WcPlfK. For more visit www.northernriversfood.org.au.


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