03/02/2021 9:31 AM
Updated 03/02/2021 9:33 AM
Bakers from different parts of the Metropolitan Area of Buenos Aires will give away a thousand kilos of bread in Plaza Miserere, in the Buenos Aires neighborhood of Once, to demand the
regulation of the price of raw materials
and the operation of the milling sector.
"Today the bakers are going to demand the regulation of prices of raw materials with
a 'panazo' in Plaza Once,
" reported the organizers of the protest, through a press release.
The demonstration of the bread producers will take place from 11 am, in Rivadavia and Pueyrredón.
The organizers of the protest announced that the activity "will consist of giving people who come closer, around a thousand kilos of bread and baked goods, with a cooked or chocolate mate, with the purpose of making visible the
serious problems that the bakery industry is going through.
Postcard of the panazo made in 2018 in front of the Congress.
Photo: Diego Díaz.
Finally, the spokesmen of the sector clarified that, "in reality, it is not a protest against the Government, but to make public a legitimate claim of the workers of our industry, who see their sources of work increasingly endangered."
The president of the Avellaneda Bakers Association, Gastón Mora, warned that
"an urgent measure by the Government
"We need State policies that allow once and for all to guarantee that a staple food such as bread can always be on the table of Argentine families, and especially of the most vulnerable sectors," said Mora.
And he added: "We must attack the price makers because we are the ones who put our face to the neighbors."
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