Lidl suppliers export HUF 81 bln of goods to shops abroad

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Suppliers of the local unit of Lidl exported HUF 81 billion of products to the German-owned discount chain's shops abroad last year, 27% more than in 2020, Lidl Hungary said, according to napi.hu. 

Communications director Judit Tőzsér said 170 local suppliers exported 726 products to Lidl shops in 28 countries last year. 

They included dairy products, snacks, cooking oil and margarine, frozen foods, pet food, bread, vegetables, fruit, fresh meat, and wine. 

The products were stocked on shelves in stores in Croatia, the Czech Republic, Germany, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, and the United Kingdom. 

Lidl Hungary has 469 local suppliers. The chain has 191 shops in Hungary and employs more than 8,500 people. According to public records, it had net sales revenue of HUF 668 bln in its business year that ended on February 28, 2021.

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