Food Companies Not to Blame for Inflation, Minister Told

Ljubljana, 10 September - Economy Minister Andrej Vizjak met on Monday representatives of food processing companies in a bid to discover the causes of recent and announced price hikes of food. The minister was told that the companies were not to blame for the price hikes, contrary to what Vizjak was told by retailers on Wednesday.

Ljubljana
Economy Minister Andrej Vizjak (centre) and Iztok Bricl (right), the chairman of bread and pasta maker Zito, talking to the press after the minister's meeting with the representatives of Slovenia's food processing companies.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

Ljubljana
Economy Minister Andrej Vizjak (centre) and Iztok Bricl (right), the chairman of bread and pasta maker Zito, talking to the press after the minister's meeting with the representatives of Slovenia's food processing companies.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

Ljubljana
Economy Minister Andrej Vizjak (centre) and Iztok Bricl (right), the chairman of bread and pasta maker Zito, talking to the press after the minister's meeting with the representatives of Slovenia's food processing companies.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

Ljubljana
Economy Minister Andrej Vizjak (centre) after meeting representatives of Slovenia's food processing companies.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

Ljubljana
Economy Minister Andrej Vizjak (centre) after meeting representatives of Slovenia's food processing companies.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

Ljubljana
Economy Minister Andrej Vizjak (second from left) at a meeting with the representatives of Slovenia's food processing companies.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

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