Egypt at Macfrut showThis article was originally published in Foodnews
ORGANISERS of the fresh produce trade fair Macfrut 2010, taking place in Cesena, Italy, from 6-8 October, report a record number of registrations from Egypt. Jacquie Palmer writes: Among the emerging countries which are taking part in the exhibition the North African country has the highest number. Egyptian companies exhibiting include vegetable producers of peas, green beans, cherry tomatoes, garlic, onions and peppers, as well as fruit growers offering strawberries, grapes, citrus fruits, bananas and pomegranates. Delegations from countries in Sub-Saharan Africa will also participate for the first time.