After Izmir Metropolitan Municipality Kemeraltı Bazaar and Gültepe district Bayraklı Özkanlar and KarşıyakaIt opened two more People's Grocery branches in Girne district of Turkey. Minister Tunç Soyer “People's Grocery is an example of our efforts to deliver healthy, cheap and reliable food to our people. We will spread the People's Grocery to Izmir and Turkey," he said.
Mayor of Izmir Metropolitan Municipality Tunç SoyerHalkın Grocery, which was implemented as an important pillar of the vision of "Another agriculture is possible", is after Kemeraltı Fishermen Square and Millet Mahallesi in Gültepe district. Bayraklı Özkanlar and KarşıyakaIt was put into service in the Kyrenia district of Turkey. Minister Tunç Soyer“People's Grocery is an example of our efforts to deliver healthy, cheap and reliable food to our people. We will spread the People's Grocery to Izmir and Turkey," 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?
Mayor of Izmir Metropolitan Municipality Tunç SoyerPeople's Grocery, which is among the promises of 's election period, aims to enable cooperatives to market their products and to enable consumers to reach healthy and safe food. Thus, it is aimed to both support the small producer and protect the citizens. The products of producer cooperatives from all over Turkey, especially in Izmir, are offered for sale at the People's Grocery Store without intermediaries. There are 300 different products from product groups such as fruits and vegetables, meat, dairy products, various breakfast foods, legumes, olive oil, spices and cosmetics at the People's Grocery branches. The product variety is increasing day by day with the products procured 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.