THE head of the Government, who spoke to journalists after giving “a hug” and having coffee with the commander and founder of Delta Cafés, Rui Turnip, in Campo Maior, in the district of Portalegre, considered that company to be an “excellent observation point”, a “barometer”, to find out how the economic recovery is taking place.
“Here is an excellent point of observation of how things are going from the point of view of the recovery, since Delta is a very present brand and a good indicator of how things are evolving, slowly,” he said.
“It is necessary to continue. As we know, the restoration has vido to resume slowly and this is a product that is basically consumed in catering and it is not the increase in domestic consumption that pays off, “he added.
The prime minister, who met with the businessman at the Coffee Science Center, also considered that the reopening of the borders with Spain “will be very important” for the whole country and in particular for regions that have a “more intense” relationship. with Spain, such as Alto Alentejo or Alto Minho.
The Café Science Center also reopened today to the public after more than two and a half months closed due to the pandemic, a situation that left Commander Rui satisfied Turnip.
Speaking to journalists, the businessman reported that in the past three and a half months the world has lived a “life story that nobody knows how to explain”, but considered that people were able to “adapt” to the situation.
Rui Turnip explained that Delta Café was one of the companies that did not resort to lay-offs following the pandemic, since “there were conditions” to maintain the same working conditions for the approximately four thousand workers.