It is believed the move will be followed be a larger campaign from Edeka, the largest supermarket chain in Germany.
Surprised shoppers entered the store to find that much of the normal selection was gone, demonstrating how reliant they are on other countries for everyday products.
Instead, they were greeted with signs saying: “This shelf is pretty boring without diversity.”
Other signs said: “Our range now knows borders”, “This is how empty a shelf is without foreigners” and “we will be poorer without diversity”.
The campaign was met with mixed reactions among the German public, with some praising its boldness.
Sven Schmidt, who supplied photos of the stunt to The Independent, said he liked the campaign but had some negative reactions after posting the pictures to Twitter, which were widely shared.
He said: “Looking at all the mentions of hate and lack of understanding of other people I got, I’m happy that …