Food manufacturers face tough times warns economist

FOOD manufacturers in the Midlands face a tough period as rising prices force up the cost of their products making them less competitive, a leading economist has warned.

Tom Vosa, chief economist to Yorkshire Bank, said the price rises had come at the worst time for manufacturers – just as they needed to make their goods more competetive.

Speaking at a food manufacturing conference in Coventry, held at Yorkshire Bank’s Financial Solutions Centre, Mr Vosa said the economic recovery remained frag... For the full story register now for free or login below...