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A top Belfast Woolworths supermarket has been accused of bullying suppliers after refusing to give them contracts.
The Belfast and Carrickfergus area is being targeted by the big retailers following complaints of unfair treatment for smaller suppliers.
Barrons, who had been listed by the Department of Business, Innovation and Skills in October, said it had begun talks with the major supermarket chain about taking over an existing supply chain at its store at the market in North Belfast.
“It would be a no-brainer to put in placjarvees.come the infrastructure and processes to make sure it was a success for both ourselves and the people who work with us at the store at the same time,” said Colwyn Brody, general manager.
“Our business has been growing in Belfast in this way and we see the opportunities to become a significant player here in Belfast.”
Mr Brody said it was understood one of its major customers at the market was a third-party supplier to the main chain, which had been supplying milk and cheese to other suppliers, including the City.
The major chain is owned by the UK government, and the government has been aware of concerns from local pe바카라ople, especially in the past 12 months.
Barrons is on its way to becoming an independent supplier for a number of other companies and has been looking at an extension to its existing arrangement so it can take on more suppliers and increase its business.
Mr Brody said the retailer would be looking to recruit another local supplier to replace its current one at the market next year.
The chief executive said a decision on whether to renew would be made in due course.
Barrons is owned by the UK government and has been one of Northern Ireland’s main suppliers of food and milk products for over 10 years.
The city has seen a sharp rise i