Tough but conscious choice. The summer months were used to pay 16,900 euros in bills, hence the decision: “We take a break.” After 53 years in business, the historic ice cream bar Telebari on Fanelli Road has temporarily lowered the shutters. To say it is the owner, Saverio Scaramuzzi.
“In July, I had to pay 7,500 euros for the electricity bill – confirms Scaramuzzi – and in August another increase: 9,000 euros. In anticipation of further increases in electricity costs, I decided to take a break to understand how to move forward with my family, because it is very difficult. “
A reference point for the whole city for special artisan ice cream and cream, Telebari Bar is the meeting place for families and young people, especially in the summer. “My business explicitly relies on ice cream – he continues – and as he is known, I need product protection 24 hours a day.” Unlike other businesses, in fact, keeping an ice cream parlor open means letting lab machines run all day.
Given that new energy cost hikes have been announced through the end of the year, Saverio Scaramuzzi has opted for what he calls “the decision that will lead to a domino reaction. There will be a series of shutdowns,” he concluded to Telebari promising not a farewell, but just a farewell.
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