MAPAMA organizes a tour of the landscapes and flavors of Spain at FITUR

The Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries, Food and Environment participates in the International Tourism Fair (FITUR) 2018, which takes place between January 17th and 21th  at the IFEMA fairgrounds in Madrid. The Department has a stand of 360 square meters, located in Hall 9 of the fair, to publicize the wide possibilities offered by the conjunction of National Parks, Biosphere Reserves, Spanish cuisine and Natural Roads, through a tour of the Spanish geography, under the message "Travel through the landscapes and flavors of Spain".

The Priego de Córdoba PDO obtains the first prizes of the 2017/18 campaign

The Protected Designation of Origin "Priego de Córdoba" has received the first prizes of the 2017/18 campaign, after being awarded some of its oils in The Best Products Awards of the Natural Spaces of Andalusia.

Zespri® unveils vitality indexes for Spanish consumers

Zespri®, the world leader in kiwifruit marketing in New Zealand, has unveiled Spanish consumer vitality indices by different age segments, following the presentation of the results of the "I Study on Vitality in Spain". The purpose of this initiative has been to deepen the meaning of the concept of "vitality" and the mechanisms that support it, as well as to measure for the first time the index of vitality of the Spaniards and its relation with personal and social attitudes, as well as their habits of health and food.

Avocado Light 'Isla Bonita', 100% natural and with more nutritional advantages

Isla bonita, the brand of tropical and exotic fruits of the ARC Group Eurobanan, recently presented in Madrid Avocado Light, 100% natural and with a series of nutritional advantages added. This product, which Isla Bonita brings for the first time to Spain, is obtained from a selection of varieties with 30% less fat compared to the most commercialized avocados. This new type of avocado will be commercialized with the seal of the Food and Health Program of the Spanish Heart Foundation (PASFEC) as a product with reduced fat content.

García Tejerina praises the role of food as an engine of economic, social and cultural development

The Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries, Food and Environment, Isabel García Tejerina, has praised the role of food as an engine of economic, social and cultural development, during the presentation of the XXIX Food Awards of Spain, held Tuesday, October 3th, at the headquarters of the Ministry. To boost this value of the agri-food, Tejerina has advanced that the Government works in a new Strategy of Food of Spain, that takes into account the synergies that can be taken advantage of between the feeding and many other sectors, like the gastronomy, the tourism , culture, sport, education, the environment and health.

Andalucía Sabor exceeds the expected figures, reaching more than 2,100 trade meetings

The 6th edition of the Andalucía Sabor fair closed its doors last 27th of September, with results that confirm the professional and commercial character of this event. Throughout its three days of celebration, this fair has received more than 5,500 visitors and has allowed more than 2,100 meetings arranged from the national and international missions in which have participated 20 Spanish buyers and another 52 of 25 countries of highlighting those coming from the US, Canada, Brazil, Europe and Asia.

A "tasty" network of reputed restaurants, anteroom of 'Andalucía Sabor'

A total of 41 restaurants from the eight Andalusian provinces have allied themselves in the Sabor Network, which from September 15th and for a whole month will offer special menus with quality Andalusian products. This is an initiative that is part of the Gastronomic Congress Andalusia Sabor, the largest professional event of Andalusian gastronomy, which will take place at Fibes II, Seville, from September 25th to 27th, held in parallel to the agri-food Fair Andalucía Sabor.

The Gastronomic Congress Andalucía Sabor will dedicate a space to the auxiliary industry

The Gastronomic Congress Andalucía Sabor, which is held in the framework of the Andalucía Sabor Fair, incorporates as a novelty in 2017 an exhibition area dedicated to the auxiliary industry in the field of gastronomy. In addition, this event, which will take place at the Palacio de Congresos de Sevilla (Fibes) from 25th to 27th September, will also feature for the first time a new space called 'Encounters with the chef', which will give participants the opportunity to have a direct contact with the speakers that make up the program of this sixth edition.

Unique Group promotes the consumption of vegetables through the project 'Healthy Hotel'

On Thursday, July 6th, Unica Group and Avenida Hotel, Almería, presented their project to create a model of Hotel Saludable. An initiative through which guests can enjoy healthy snacks (initially minipepinos and minitomates) to snack between hours in their rooms, as well as healthy menus. In a press conference, the president of the cooperative, José Martínez Portero, highlighted a project that was born with the objective of "somehow linking agriculture with tourism, betting on healthy eating.

AGRACE presents the 100% Native Breed logo, which certifies the purity of the Celtiberian White Sheep

The Association of Cattle Breeders of Celtic White Caprine Breed (AGRACE) celebrates today, June 29th, in Madrid an event of presentation of the Autochthonous Breed Logo 100% in which, in addition to a tasting of products, will be held a Day on topics Related to the marketing under this Logo launched by the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries, Food and Environment (MAPAMA).