The tipper trucks dumped builders rubble across both gates of the company headquarters in Hayes; similar barriers are common in the Israeli-occupied West Bank. Carmel Agrexco is a 50 percent Israeli state owned fresh produce importer, and much of this produce comes from illegal Israeli settlements in the West Bank and Jordan Valley. In fact, 70 percent of all illegal settlement exports are made by Carmel Agrexco.
"Flying" Israeli roadblock in the Palestinian area of Tulkarem.
One driver commented: "This produce is illegal. Our government refuses to enforce the law, so we felt the need to act."
Carmel Agrexco has been the traget of a number of protests in recent years, and this action takes place to mark the Boycott Israeli Goods (BIG) campaign's Week of Action, which targets stockists and suppliers of Israeli produce.