Grocery price inflation reached a record 16.3% between November and January.
Supermarkets and grocery stores will be asked what they intend to do to lower food prices for the consumer today.
Representatives of the major chains, smaller retailers and the grocery industry are attending talks at the Department of Enterprise.
Grocery price inflation reached a record 16.3% between November and January, according to research analysts Kantar, way above the level of other price rises.
Junior Enterprise Minister Neale Richmond says Government is hoping measures will be taken to lower food prices, but caps can be introduced if it doesn't happen.
However IFA President, Toomervara's Tim Cullinan says farmers don't want the prices to fall: