The Importance of Protecting Berlin’s Market Culture

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Rewe, Edeka, Aldi and Lidl supply almost 90% of the German population with its groceries. Devastatingly, the cheap transport costs, competitive pricing and a culture of convenience have seen supermarkets steamroller traditional market culture. As a direct consequence, 30% of Berlin’s independent butchers and bakeries have been forced to close over the last 10 years. […]