Highlights from the Seminar on February 28th in Thessaloniki

In the framework of the European program entitled” Actions to Inform and Promote sustainable rice production in Greece and Spain “training seminars were organized in Thessaloniki for the potential next generation of cooks and confectioners at “IEK Thermis” – Public Vocational Training Institute.

The program with the distinctive title EU RICE, is implemented by the Agricultural Corporate Partnership of Thessaloniki (EASTH) and the Consejo Regulador de la DOP Arroz de Valencia (PDO Valencia Rice Regulatory Authority). The event presented the contribution of rice cultivation to the preservation of wetlands, the utilization of abundant water resources, the preservation of soil sustainability and in general the ecological balance, but also in the socio-economic development of its cultivation and production areas.

The students were 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.