Latvia’s enterprises are widely represented at the international exhibition “Green Week”, opened today in Berlin

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Thursday, January 15, 2015, in Berlin (Germany), the International Exhibition for the Food Industry, Agriculture and Horticulture in Berlin “Green Week – 2015” was opened. In 2015, Latvia is the partner State of this exhibition. This year, more than hundred companies, farms and organizations, representing Latvia’s food industry, tourism and forestry are participating in the “Green Week”.

 

“I am satisfied that a large spectrum of food companies from Latvia is represented at the exhibition. It is very important to avail from such a large international event, as the “Green Week” in Berlin, to demonstrate a vast assortment of high quality foods and wood products produced in Latvia. Thanks to a wise and sustainable agriculture, a successful forestry and fisheries policy and activities, consumers of final products receive high quality goods from Latvia’s producers, “ emphasized the Minister of Agriculture, Jānis Dūklavs.

 

“Latvia, as the partner State of Berlin “Green Week”, particularly is in a spotlight during the exhibition. It is an excellent opportunity for Latvia to continue acquainting the world with food produced in Latvia and recreation possibilities in rural areas, to demonstrate to a large international community that Latvia is a beautiful and hospitable country,” said the Minister of Agriculture Jānis Dūklavs, opening the exhibition.

 

The exhibition “Green Week” in Berlin is the world’s largest and most significant exhibition for the food industry, agriculture and horticulture. This year it is held from January 15 to January 25. In 2014, in general, there were almost half million visitors to the exhibition the “Green Week”. During the “Green Week” there are many political and professional international events going on in Berlin at the level of Ministers and sectoral experts. In 2015, the Green Week” of Berlin celebrates its 80th anniversary. Whereas Latvia in 2015 is participating in the Green Week” for the 20th time.

 

Every year Germany chooses one partner State for the exhibition “Green Week”, which helps the organizers "Messe Berlin” in organization of the exhibition. In 2015, Latvia gained the status of the partner State.

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Information prepared:

Dagnija Muceniece,

Press and Public Relations Division, head

telephone: 67027070, mob.: 26534104,

e-mail: Dagnija.Muceniece@zm.gov.lv

  • Published:
    15.01.2015