Government Orders Companies To Supply Food Staples To State Stores

News: The Venezuelan government has ordered producers of milk, pasta, oil, rice, sugar and flour to divert between 30% and 100% of their products to a network of government-run supermarkets, Fox News Latino reports. According to local food industry group Food Industry Chamber, the directive, aimed at tackling chronic shortages of basic goods in the country, could cause major distribution problems. The chamber highlighted that there are 15 times as many private stores operating in the Latin...

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