Netherlands

Farmers form a tractor blockade around a supermarket distribution center

Farmers angry with plans to limit carbon and nitrogen emissions from government farms are in several northern towns, including Beilen (Jumbo), Giten (Corp), Helenfane (Riddle) and Drakten (Aldi). Started another day of protest by blocking the distribution hub of the supermarket), Dagblad vanhet Noorden reports. The entrance to the supermarket warehouse is also blocked elsewhere in the country.

The Dutch Supermarket Association CBL has called on authorities to take action and warned of possible store shortages. “The blockade of distribution centers is damaging to Dutch citizens. Supermarkets do everything they can to keep stores in stock, but if the blockade continues, people may shop daily. It may not be possible, “said the Central Food Trade Bureau in a statement.

Several traffic jams have been reported on the northern highways and ferry routes. Boat service between Denhelder and Texel was suspended due to the blockade, and dozens of farmers blocked the German border in Coevorden with bags full of fertilizer.

Meanwhile, shrimp fishermen protesting soaring fuel prices, the construction of wind farms at sea, and the ban on several fishing methods have lifted the blockade of the Port of Lauersouk.

Yesterday, a high school organization urged farmers to allow school buses to cross their picket lines, as many school final exams are scheduled for Monday.



Farmers form a tractor blockade around a supermarket distribution center

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