The Netto supermarket chain in Germany, Denmark and Poland refused goods from Russia in connection with the events in Ukraine, the Danish Salling Group said in a statement posted on the German-language website of the chain.

“The situation in Ukraine and the horrific pictures of the war worry us all. As a large chain of grocery stores not only in Denmark, but also in Poland and Germany, we are attentive to the daily life of our customers, and this, of course, is our responsibility. That’s why we are doing everything we can to help people who are currently in this terrible situation,” the statement said.

It is indicated that Russian-made goods have been withdrawn from sale in Netto supermarkets since Saturday. A similar rule applies in two more Danish retail chains of the company – Føtex and Bilka.

The Netto network in Germany includes 342 supermarkets in eight federal states, including Berlin. Netto Aps. & Co. KG is a subsidiary of the Danish Sailing Group, which also owns retail chains under the Netto brand in Denmark and Poland.