FARMERS’ organisations protested yesterday against the purchase of types of imported goods Cyprus already produces, saying people should opt to buy local.
“During these troubled times it is a patriotic act to support Cypriot goods,” General-secretary of Farmers’ union EKA, Panicos Chambas said.
They said while importers were being paid in cash by supermarkets, Cypriot suppliers, who are owed millions, have been left unpaid. They said this was blow to the farming sector.
“We are appealing on the public, when they go shopping, to buy Cypriot goods,” Chambas said.Read More