CARNEXPO Grill International, a unique event in the Moldavian market
The first international edition for CARNBEXPO Grill was held at Castel Mimi, in the Republic of Moldova. Under the motto "We promote the local product and producer", the event aimed to support local producers, promote local Moldovan products and develop the livestock sector in the neighboring country. The CARNEXPO Grill International was attended by representatives of the largest meat producers in the Republic of Moldova and Romania, large importers and exporters in the field, representatives of the authorities, specialists in HoReCa and retail.
"Through this event, we wanted to identify the best opportunities and answers to all the challenges that the meat and meat, HoReCa and retail sectors face. We encourage the discovery of new local, traditional products, with an innovative component capable of satisfying new consumption habits, without losing any of the essential values of national identity", said Eugen Capra, CARNEXPO Grill's CEO.
High-ranking officials and international speakers, specially invited to talk to Moldovan producers, participated in the most important conference dedicated to the meat sector - "The future of the meat industry in the Republic of Moldova - Evolutions, trends and development".
On the list of international speakers was Paulo Patruno, general secretary of CLITRAVI, who invited the organizers of CARNEXPO Grill to extend the concept of the event in Brussels, in 2022.
“The producers from the neighboring country want to develop internationally, and Romania is, from this point of view, an extraordinary partner, being a member country in the European Union that can contribute with the experience so necessary for the internationalization of Moldovan products. We are glad that we can develop events that will support the Moldovan producers ", said Dorinel Niculae, Project Manager CARNEXPO Grill.
The Minister of Agriculture, Regional Development and Environment of the Republic of Moldova, Ion Perju stressed the importance of the livestock sector in the agri-food complex.
"Ensuring the country's food security, the competitiveness of domestic agri-food products for export and the meat growth and processing industry, are strategic priorities of MADRM because the livestock sector is an important activity in the agri-food complex, which provides the needs of the population with valuable food and is one of central desideratum on the Government's agenda. Through the policy of subsidizing the producers, the state supports the development of the zootechnical sector in our country, offers support to the producers for the investments in the business development ", the head of MADRM specified.
The partners of CARNEXPO Grill from across the Prut - the Association of Meat Processing Enterprises, Aviselect, the Association of Italian Chefs from the Republic of Moldova, but also those from Romania - the National Association of Chefs and Confectioners from Tourism, Escoffier Institute, Chefs Iulian Olaru and Manole, contributed to the success of the first international edition.
CARNEXPO Grill was a unique event in the Republic of Moldova for the promotion of local products that marked the opening of the grilling season and the launch of BBQ products. The distinguished location where it took place - Castel Mimi was the perfect setting for establishing new partnerships, in a relaxed atmosphere, at a table with the tastiest grill products or a glass of wine from select wineries.