After Izmir Metropolitan Municipality Kemeraltı Bazaar and Gültepe district Bayraklı Özkanlar and Karşıyakahas opened two more People's Grocery branches in Girne district of Istanbul. President Tunç Soyer said, “People's Grocery is an example of our efforts to deliver healthy, cheap and reliable food to our people. People's Grocery Izmir and Turkey will spread to the general, "he said.
The People's Grocery, which Izmir Metropolitan Mayor Tunç Soyer realized as an important pillar of the vision of “Another agriculture is possible”, following Kemeraltı Fishermen's Square and Millet Mahallesi in Gültepe district. Bayraklı Özkanlar and Karşıyakawas put into service in Girne. Mayor Tunç Soyer said, “People's Grocery is an example of our efforts to deliver healthy, cheap and reliable food to our people. People's Grocery Izmir and Turkey will spread to the general, "he said.
People's Grocer Bayraklı Izmir Metropolitan Municipality Mayor Soyer made the ribbon at the opening ceremony of the Özkanlar branch, Bayraklı Mayor Serdar Sandal, his wife Aylin Sandal, Izmir Metropolitan Municipality General Secretary Dr. Buğra Gökçe and Deputy Secretary General Ertuğrul Tugay. Karşıyaka This time to President Soyer at the opening of the Kyrenia branch Karşıyaka Mayor Dr. Cemil Tugay accompanied. Soyer shopped at both branches.
“The strength of producer cooperatives will increase”
Emphasizing agricultural production at the opening of both branches, Mayor Soyer said, “We aim to support the production of the small farmer, the family farmer, and thus to show that another agriculture is possible. There is a philosophy behind the People's Grocery Store. A symbol on the way we set out to support the small manufacturer. Apart from industrial agriculture, we have to keep the farmers alive and protect the cooperatives. People's Grocery is also the product of this idea. Here you'll find co-producers of the product from anywhere in Turkey. In this way, our productive cooperatives will also throw strength. ”
What is People's Grocery?
Halkın Bakkalı, one of the promises of the election period of Izmir Metropolitan Mayor Tunç Soyer, aims to enable the cooperatives to market their products and to provide consumers with healthy and reliable food. Thus, it is aimed both to support the small producer and to protect the citizen. Izmir Public producers' cooperatives as agentless products anywhere in Turkey, mainly is sold in grocery stores. There are 300 different products from the product groups such as fruits, vegetables, meat, dairy products, various breakfast foods, legumes, olive oil, spices and cosmetics in the People's Bakkalı branches. The variety of products is increasing day by day with products from cooperatives across the country.
We are the address of solidarity
People's Solidarity was also the most important address in the fight against the Grocery coronavirus epidemic. Citizens received food packages and iftar meals from Halkın Bakkalı's website to be distributed to citizens in need. In this context, 27 thousand 347 first food packages, 17 thousand 225 second food packages and 262 thousand 552 people have been purchased from iftar table. Since June 2, the fourth package of Hygiene Packages has started to be sold in the People's Grocery Store.
In the coming period, through the People's Grocery products reach all the producers' cooperatives in Turkey will be possible. With the opportunity of e-commerce, it is aimed to market products all over the country and abroad. Preparation of the fifth and sixth branches of People's Grocery started. Locations for new branches continue.