16 januari InteliFresh – The Bulgarian Forum for Fruits and Vegs

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Bulgarije, Park Hotel Stara Zagora

Stara Zagora (a region with a concentration of new, large plantations, geographic center of the country),

The forum will gather in one place large-scale fruit growers, retailers, international buyers, quality certificate agents, logistic companies, insurers and financial institutions to foster cooperation and boost sales.

New orchards are being planted in Bulgaria every year with new varieties and techniques being introduced. Areas under sweet cherries increased by 23% during the last five years, reaching 10 800 ha. Plums increased by 29% to 9500 ha, pears – by 29%, apricots – by 6%. Strawberries and raspberries are also on the rise.  

Preliminary program:

09.30 - 9.35: Official opening (Nikolay Valkanov, InteliAgro), welcome from DSK Bank
9.35 - 09.50: Premium markets for fresh consumption - where, what, how much? (Nikolay Valkanov, InteliAgro);
9.50 - 10.05: Producers’organizations and key moments in the realization of fresh produce in the EU (Branko Bajatovic, Bluemond Farms);
10.05 - 10.20 h: Certification of production according to international standards - necessity, requirements, costs (Kliment Petrov, BulGAP);
10.20 - 10.30 h: How to export - production requirements, terms of sales (Olympic Fruit Group, The Netherlands);

10.30 - 11.10 h: Coffee break for informal contacts

11.10 - 11.25 h: Practical experience from Bulgaria (Ivan Ivanov, Agrotime - tbc);
11.25 - 11.55 h: How to work with the big commercial chains in Bulgaria (presentation of Metro Cash&Carry, Bulgaria);
11.55 - 12.05 h: Refrigerated transport (Viktor Bogdanov, Vicky V.B.);
12.05 - 12.15 h: Labeling and tracking of farm-to-table production (Dilcom - tbc);
12.15 - 12.25 h: Insurance of orchards - where do the problems arise and how do we deal with them? (Georgi Popovyanski, Netins Brokers)
12.25 - 12.35 h: How to Guarantee Receivables from Counterparties - Financial Solutions in Support of Trade (DSK Bank);

12.35 - 14.00 h: Lunch

14.00 - 16.00 h: b2b meetings

For More information:

InteliAgro Foundation
Mr Nikolay Valkanov
@: office@inteliagro.bg
t: (+359) 899 911 597
w: www.inteliagro.bg