In the framework of the European program entitled “Actions to Inform and Promote Sustainable Rice Production in Greece and Spain” an educational seminar was organized at DIEK Sindos for the dynamic audience of the next generation of cooks and confectioners.
The program with the distinctive title EU RICE, implemented by the Agricultural Partnership of Thessaloniki (ΕΑΣΥ) and the Consejo Regulador de la DOP Arroz de Valencia (PDO Valencia Rice Regulatory Authority). At the event, the students were presented with the contribution of rice cultivation to the conservation of wetlands, the utilization of abundant water resources, the maintenance of the sustainability of the soils and in general the ecological balance, but also the socio-economic development of its cultivation and production areas. The students were also informed about the rice produced in Europe, a product of high nutritional value, rich in nutrients and safe, since it is cultivated in compliance with the strict European Regulations for agricultural production.
The reception of the managements of the schools in general, the cooperation, the interest of the professors and above all the participation of the students is great, indicative of the high level of studies of the schools, while they confirm the value of information, which the EURICE program provides to specialized and targeted audiences.
The executive body of the program is the Novacert company, the largest consulting company specializing in the agro-environmental sector and the food industry, which has commissioned the Chef Stories company to organize the events in Greece.