An important event for the promotion of European fruit through the 'Refresh your life' project, took place in Cologne on the 5th of December 2019.
The event took place at the «Alteburg», restaurant where a large crowd of journalists and business representatives gathered. Attendees were informed about the positive effects of eating fruits and vegetables by a nutritionist Ms. Mirjana Karan.
The operators of the multinational program come from four European countries Cyprus with the fruit of Mandoras, Bulgaria with cherries, Romania with apples and tomatoes and Greece with kiwi, peach, watermelon, strawberry and apricot.
The Participating organizations in the program are PANAGROTIKOS Cyprus – Coordinator,Union of Hellenic Chambers (UHCC), the Bulgarian National Horticultural (BNHU), PRODCOM Romania.
The nutritional value and taste of European fruit and vegetables is an important priority for the European Union. According to European standards, fruit and vegetables available in the market are nutritious, sound, and include all the necessary information and proper maturation to be used after washing etc.
The high nutritional value of Fresh fruit and vegetables are ensured by the applicable standards, the requirements relating to the production of quality systems while regular consumption of fresh fruits in total ensures the intake of essential ingredients of the body and a balanced diet.