Day show them you care!
The campaign against Carmel Agrexco,
Israel’s largest exporter of stolen fruit, vegetables and flowers from the West bank of Occupied Palestine will step up a gear in the days leading up to Valentines day, 14 February 2008. This is the busiest time of year for this company. Previous actions have included blockades, occupations and
Imported flowers have a limited shelf life and supermarkets demand fast and reliable suppliers. The longer we can keep these goods off supermarket shelves increases the chances of this company having to close down their operations.
This year saw a weekend of action at the company’s UK headquarters in Hayes, Middlesex, with over 100 protestors from the BIG campaign, PSC and Jews for Boycotting Israeli Goods picketing the warehouse and causing deliveries to be rescheduled, The next day thirteen Palestine solidarity protesters shut down the depot by chaining themselves to the gates, preventing access to the premises for several
In the UK Agrexco is known under the Carmel, Coral and Jaffa brands. The UK is the most important foreign market for Israeli fresh produce. Agrexco exports a wide range of produce to the UK including peppers, tomatoes,
strawberries, herbs, spices, flowers and avocados.
We are calling for decentralised international actions. Wherever you are, if there is a supplier of Carmel Agrexco’s products near you, please form an affinity group and take action.
The Palestinian people are experiencing their fortieth year of military occupation. The siege by the Israeli army and the economic blockade has devastated their daily lives so that 'normal' life is impossible. 180 Palestinian organisations and unions, in response to Israeli onslaught, have called for a campaign of Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions against Apartheid Israel.
You can contact Amoz Orr at Agrexco-Carmel Clayton Rd Hayes Middlesex UB3 1AX Tel: +44 (0) 20 8848 7788 Fax: +44 (0) 20 8848 1106 to ask him why he feels it is acceptable to be receiving, handling and selling stolen goods.
If you live outside the UK please contact Agrexco locally:
Tel: 43-1-715-2354 Fax:
Tel: 31-10-298-4000 Fax:
Tel: 31-297-329-423 Fax:
Tel: 972-3-563-0880 Fax:
Tel: 33-1-4180-8282 Fax:
Tel: 49-69-407-5110 Fax:
Tel: 49-2839-5620 Fax:
Tel: 49-2869-562-776 Fax:
Tel: 39-02-7611-0228 Fax:
Tel: 972-3-563-0959 Fax:
Tel: 34-91-597-2317 Fax:
Tel: 41-1-315-7676 Fax:
Tel: 1-718-481-8700 Fax:
St. Tel Aviv 67133 Israel
Tel: 972-3-563-0888 Fax: