Press Event in Berlin for the promotion of European vegetables and the European Kaki Fruit

A press event was held in Berlin, on Wednesday the 6th of April 2022, at the Leonardo Royal Hotel Berlin Alexanderplatz. Guests from the fresh produce sector and journalists from various media had the opportunity to get informed about the products as well as the actions of the European campaign MEDITERRANEAN COMBO.

On behalf of the program’s beneficiaries, Mr. Douloumis Xenofon, from the Agricultural Cooperative “Anatoli” – Ierapetra Crete, and Mr. Lluis Perez, from the Spanish Association of Kaki, through their presentations, they provided valuable information regarding the products, the capacities of the production units, and their export orientation.

Mr. Theodoros Xypolias, Minister Counselor of Economic & Commercial Affairs of the Embassy of Greece in Berlin, honored the event with his presence and he also addressed a short greeting to the event.

Finally, Mr. Fotios Karapetsos, journalist at Froutonea Magazine, presented interesting recent data regarding the production, the varieties, and the export destinations of the products of the campaign. He also provided graphics showing the position and market share of the products in several European countries.

Following the presentations, a dinner with dishes comprised of European fruits and vegetables took place and brought the actions of the night to a close.

The promotional program entitled “Information provision and promotion measures on fruits and vegetables in the internal market of EU” with the distinctive title “Mediterranean Combo – Top Quality Fruits & Vegetables from Europe” aims to spread awareness among consumers in the targeted countries, and also among professionals such as food experts, distributors and wholesalers regarding the production of European fruits and vegetables of unparalleled quality and taste, which are produced in accordance with the strictest safety standards.

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Here are some highlights of the event: