In the opinion of its chairmen, the increased inflation in Germany is bringing the Berliner Tafel to the limits of its capacity. For example, recording stops at some distribution points in the city can only be avoided by reducing the offer, as Sabine Werth said in an interview with RTL / ntv (Thursday). People could only pick up groceries there every two weeks and no longer once a week.
“The number of people who come has doubled in recent times,” said the board chair. Because of the high demand, the Tafel can only give out less food per person. That’s why the following applies to many customers: “Today, unfortunately, not four apples, but only two.”
One reason Werth gave was that fewer donations of fruit and vegetables had recently come from the supermarkets. Some of the leftover food also went to the Ukraine.
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