It is being reported that enough progress has been made between farming groups and industry bodies that has allowed the two groups to move on to the next stage of talks.
As reported by RTÉ News, talks are set to resume on Monday following 12 hours of discussion the previous week.
The publication also suggested that the Department of Agriculture is considering whether or not an independent grocery regulator is required.
RTÉ cites a document which revealed that farmer’s demands are being given consideration, one of which being the requirement of an independent regulator to police retailers.
Irish farmers have long since felt that they have been left empty-handed by the actions of retailers who they feel keep all the profits of their work.
As a result, farmers have repeatedly called for more transparency over what money is being made along the supply chain.
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