Apaki, stamnagathi and xerotigana in Berlin’s “Green Week”

green_weekThe participation of the Region of Crete in Berlin’s “Green Week” is an absolut success.

“Green Week” (January 16-25) is organized in Berlin for 80th time and more than 400.000 visitors have already tasted traditional products from 70 countries.

Visitors of Cretan kiosk are tasting olive oil, wine, olives, herbs, grapes, cheese, apaki, sausage, stamnagathi, rusks and xerotigana.

In January 19, chef Petros Maniadis cooked traditional Cretan recipes for more than 1.000 visitors.

Vice Governor Mrs. Theano Vrentzou was the representative of the Region of Crete, along with officials from Chania and Heraklion, who are responsible for the operation of Crete’s kiosk.

The Greek ambassador in Germany, Mr. Panos Kalogeropoulos visited the kiosk of Crete, along with officials of German government and lots of businessmen and importers of food and drink.

Mrs. Vrentzou gave an interview in Deutsche Welle and lots of magazines, promoting Cretan products and inviting Germans to visit Crete.

“There only positive results from the exhibition in Berlin. We did our best to show everyone that Crete is ready to welcome thousands of visitors this year. We offered our traditional products to our visitors and they were delighted.”, said Mrs. Vrentzou.

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