A group of about 30 representatives from JARC (Young Farmers and
Ranchers of Catalonia), one of the biggest agricultural unions in
the region, demonstratively burned crates of ripe peaches outside
the Lleida municipality building.
As a throng of journalists looked on, the unionists hurled an EU
flag onto the bonfire, which disintegrated in seconds.
“We will not accept any more that the EU keep telling us what
to do, these people that have never set foot in a fruit field.
For once you will have to listen to the producers, not the
consumers,” David Borda, a union official, told Ruptly news