Following the apology by Adam Catzavelos, the man who posted a video of himself on Green beach using the k-word, the staff members at the Catzavelos family business have issued a statement asking companies not to cut ties with them.
St George’s Fine Foods saw a number of companies they work with terminate their contracts after Adam's video went viral.
They have approached a PR company and they have sent out a statement.— Mia Lindeque, EWN reporter
They are pleading with some of the restaurants which have terminated their contracts with the family business St Georges Fine Foods saying that they want them to reconsider their decision because most of them are breadwinners.— Mia Lindeque, EWN reporter
#AdamCatzavelos UPDATE: The staff at the St Georges Fine Foods has pleaded with businesses not to cut ties following Adam's racist comments "for the needs of ourselves and our families who will suffer due to the action of a now ex-employee."— Mia Lindeque (@MiaLindeque) August 24, 2018
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#AdamCatzavelos Staff members say they are financially dependent on St Georges Fine Foods and a number of them would be desolate. A large number of the employees are the sole breadwinners.— Mia Lindeque (@MiaLindeque) August 24, 2018
#AdamCatzavelos Staff members say they never found Nick or George Catzavelos to be racist in any manner. "Nor have we been made to feel different, degraded or uncomfortable as a result of the colour of our skin."— Mia Lindeque (@MiaLindeque) August 24, 2018
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