A few weeks ago, when the first news about the expansion of the Covid-19 coronavirus began to spread, it was difficult to imagine that we would be in a situation like the present. Since the beginning of the health crisis, which has been affecting our country and the rest of the world in recent weeks, agriculture has placed itself at the forefront, along with other strategic sectors, to carry out fundamental work to supply food to the population.
Not surprisingly, the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, has published an informative note on the application of Royal Decree 463/202 on the state of alarm to clarify that "agricultural, livestock and aquaculture production (...) form the supply chain food whose activity must be guaranteed in the alarm state situation. This implies that the activity of agrifood companies (…) must also be maintained, but also that of companies that, in turn, supply them with the necessary supplies for their operation”.
Given the current situation that we are experiencing, in AFEPASA, as a supplier of agricultural inputs and, therefore, a key link in the agrifood chain, we have taken the following measures:
At AFEPASA we want to value the effort and dedication of all those professionals who in these complicated moments are working hard to ensure health, safety and the supply of basic products such as food. Thank you all for your tireless work.