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Apr 01, 2020

Coronavirus Update: Hungary's food supplies are secure

The government has announced that food supplies are secure in Hungary and will remain so in the coming months despite the novel coronavirus epidemic.

The government has announced that food supplies are secure in Hungary and will remain so in the coming months despite the novel coronavirus epidemic.

All efforts are being made to maintain undisturbed supplies and strict action will be taken against those that overcharge for food products.

Hungary’s agriculture and food industry are capable of supplying 25 million people and more than 80 percent of base materials are produced domestically.

The government has also taken measures to improve conditions for public road freight transport and retail trading. Ministries involved in food supplies maintain continual contacts with players in the sector, professional organizations and distributors in order to learn about any difficulties that may arise.

A call center set up for advice on the coronavirus can be reached on +36-80-277-455 and +36-80-277-456 or by email koronavirus@bm.gov.hu