Educational Seminar at the IEK Tourism of Thrace, 2023

In the framework of the European program entitled “Activities to Inform and Promote Sustainable Rice Production in Greece and Spain”, an educational seminar was organized at the IEK Tourism Thrace of the Ministry of Tourism for the dynamic audience of the next generation of cooks and confectioners.

The programme, with the distinctive title EU RICE, is implemented by the Agricultural Partnership of Thessaloniki (EASTH) and the Consejo Regulador de la DOP Arroz de Valencia (PDO Rice Regulatory Authority of Valencia). The event presented to the students the contribution of rice cultivation to the conservation of wetlands, the use of abundant water resources, the maintenance of soil sustainability and, in general, to the ecological balance, but also to the socio-economic development of the areas of cultivation and production. The students were also informed about rice produced in Europe, a product of high nutritional value, rich in nutrients and safe, since it is grown in compliance with the strict European regulations on agricultural production.