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Greek farmers hand out free food

Greek farmers angry at high production costs hand out free fruit and vegetables at a mock market in Athens

Farmers in Athens have been giving away free fruit and vegetables at a mock market outside the Agriculture Ministry in protest at high rates of fuel tax and VAT costs.

Fifty tonnes of produce were handed out to crisis-hit Greeks consumers in just a few hours.

Tom Santorelli reports.

  • 06 Feb
  • From the section Europe