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Exports of fresh fruit and vegetables jumped 35.9 pct in July

Exports of fresh fruit and vegetables jumped 35.9 pct in July compared with the same month last year, Incofruit-Hellas said in a report released on Wednesday. More specifically, exports totaled 179,435 tons in July, from 145,890 in July 2019, with the value rising to 120,497,042 euros from 88,660,342 euros, over the same periods, respectively. In […]

Bar, restaurant turnover drops 25 pct due to midnight closure

The food service and bar industry has seen a 25 percent drop in turnover due to the midnight closing time of all establishments introduced to reduce the spread of the coronavirus. According to industry representatives, the measure puts even more pressure on businesses at a difficult time while also leading to job cuts. Specifically, there are […]

Pizza Hut chain announces its departure from Greece

The Pizza Hut restaurant chain announced its decision to cease operating in Greece and shut down all 16 of its restaurants as of Thursday, saying that the chain’s activities were no longer sustainable in the wake of the pandemic. “The company made great efforts in previous years to return the stores to positive operation and […]

Restaurants, cafes to open for business on May 25

The government on Saturday decided to have restaurants and cafes open for business on May 25, following the positive recommendation of the Infectious Diseases Committee at the Health Ministry. The opening of these businesses comes one week earlier than the scheduled June 1.   Details will be presented by Deputy Minister of Development & Investments Nikos […]