Your regular bakery might be closed on January 23rd. Rest assured, the owner has not closed, but precisely because he is afraid of being forced to do so, a mobilization day is organized. On the initiative “a survival team for bakeries and crafts”a “big event” scheduled for Monday in Paris.
The organizers condemn “planned increase in the cost of energy”who “will kill (them)”they explain on their website. “Our future is at stake.” In Facebook, the team requires, in particular “tariff shield for everyone”this is a state system that limits the rise in gas and electricity prices from 2022.
Demonstrators claiming to want “come to the resistance”, meeting at 14:00, Nation Square. To the rhythm of drums and trumpets for “make noise”they must apply to the Ministry of Economy and Finance, in Bercy.
In early January, Bruno Le Maire allowed bakers to terminate their energy contract free of charge in the event of an increase “prohibitive” energy prices, if the latter “threaten the survival of the company”.