The Consumer Goods Council of SA (CGCSA) says retailers should not be paying the Road Accident Fund (RAF) and fuel levy included in the diesel price, when the fuel is used to power food production. 

Diesel for power generation is adding another layer of costs to doing business and is used in farming, food processing, cold storage and in retail stores. Shoprite announced on Tuesday it had spent R560bn on diesel to mitigate higher stages of load-shedding. ..

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