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

The “MEDITERRANEAN COMBO” campaign strengthens its presence in Hungary, aiming to inform the audience and promote European fruits and vegetables.

Specifically, this is the second year a press event dedicated to the MEDITERRANEAN COMBO program was successfully held in Budapest. On Friday, 24th of March 2023, at the URANUS venue of Hotel HELIA, opinion leaders, buyers, and distributors from the agricultural sector were informed regarding the promoted products of the European campaign MEDITERRANEAN COMBO. During the event, Mr. Nikos Triantafyllopoulos, sales manager of the Agricultural Cooperative “Anatoli” – Ierapetra Crete, and Mr. Lluis Perez marketing manager of the Spanish Association of Kaki, informed the audience regarding the products, the production units, and their export orientation. The event’s special guest speaker, the nutritionist Mrs. Orsolya Igar, provided valuable information regarding the nutritional value and positive results of consuming fruits and vegetables. Moreover, the event honored with his presence Mr. Doukas Marinopoulos, the First Counselor for Economic and Commercial Affairs from the Embassy of Greece in Hungary, who also made a short greeting to the event. After the presentations, the guests enjoyed lunch with unique dishes comprised of European fruits and vegetables.

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” promotes vegetables (tomatoes, cucumbers, peppers, and eggplants) and fruits (kaki-persimmon), to the target countries Greece, Spain, Germany and Hungary and aims to raise awareness and inform the consumers on the quality and safety of European fruits and vegetables, as well as to increase the sales and exports of the promoted products.