Increased cost of diesel could lead to higher food prices

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  • Prices for diesel are at record levels and that means increased costs for Swedish farmers.
  • Dairy farmer Johan Sjöqvist has to spend around SEK 100,000 more than last year to fuel his tractors and other farming equipment.
  • ”They need to be compensated by market prices for consumers”, says Palle Borgström, chairman of the Federation of Swedish Farmers.