Western Mediterranean exporters of fresh fruit and vegetables introduced the region's export products at Fruit Logistica, one of the world's most important and renowned food and agricultural trade fairs.
West Mediterranean Exporters Union (BAIB ) succesfully organized a delegation to Germany from February 01 to 05, 2016, to attend Fruit Logistica 2016. The fair, held in Berlin, Germany from February 03 to 05 this year, is globally considered among the most important fairs in the sectors of food and agriculture.
VISITS TO BERLIN WHOLESALE MARKET AND SUPERMARKET CHAINS
Prior to the fair opening, BAIB delegation held important visits and meetings regarding the fresh fruit and vegetable sector. The delegation visited Berlin wholesale market and gathered information on varieties and quality of products, functioning of the market, control and inspection mechanisms and the dynamics of the fruit and vegetable sector in Germany.
BAIB delegation also visited two of the most important supermarket chains of Germany, Kaufland and Real, and had the opportunity of an on-site investigation of the varieties, quality and prices of the fruits and vegetables available in German markets.
EXPORT PRODUCTS AND COMPANIES INTRODUCED
BAIB fair stand at Fruit Logistica was greeted with interest by exhibitors and visitors operating in the industry's major markets worldwide. Having bilateral meetings throughout the fair, the delegation provided information on the region's companies and products to importers interested in the region's fresh fruits, vegetables, seeds and fertilizers.
BAIB fair stand was also visited by Turkey's ambassador to Berlin, Mr. Hüseyin Avni Karslioglu.
BAIB delegation at Fruit Logistica was represented by BAIB Chairman of the Board Mr. Mustafa Satici, Vice Chairman Mr. Hakki Bahar, Board Members Mr. Berdan Ber and Mr. Erdogan Ekinci, and Secretary General Mrs. Fisun Evrensevdi Pektas. In total, 11 companies were present in the BAIB delegation and introduced their products in one of the world's most esteemed fairs.