Greece’s food and tourism industries unite to promote ‘True Greece’
Tuesday 10, July 2012
Top food producers, tourism experts and Chefs from Greece gathered in a slightly muddy Regents Park to show visitors to the annual Taste of London festival that when it comes to getaways and gastronomy, no one does it quite like the Greeks!
The 50,000 show goers who braved the showers were treated to Greek delicacies, fun and festivities as the 22 ‘Taste like Greece’ exhibitors brought a little Mediterranean sun to North London.
At a special press and industry event Alkiviadis Kalabokis, Director of the Hellenic Foreign Trade Board, reassured the media about Greece’s strong position in Global gastronomy while Kyriaki Boulasidou, Director of the Greek National Tourism Organisation in London, announced the launch of the ‘True Greece campaign’. This initiative encourages everyone from tourists and travel industry figures to celebrities and media to visit www.truegreece.org, post good news stories about Greece and help show that the country remains a wonderful place to go.
To see a short video of the Taste like Greece event, click here
PARTNERS AND EXHIBITORS
- Aphrodite Olive Oil Skincare
- Ariston Hellas
- Altis Premier World Brands Ltd
- Chamber of Larissa
- Creta Maris Beach Resort
- Folegandros Island
- Ergon Greek Products / Deli / Cuisine
- GAEA Products S.A
- Hermes – Stylianos Dimarakis S.A
- Hellenic Fine Oils S.A
- Milos Island
- Ikaria Island
- Odysea Ltd
- Region of Western Macedonia
- Professional Chamber of Piraeus
- Region of Thessaly
- Skiathos Island
- Greek Preserves-Honey “Tatsios”
- Terra Aegea Trading Ltd
- Thessaloniki E.Y.C 2014
- Union of Agricultural Cooperatives of Lakonia
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