` ExpoHuelma Under Way in Jaén, Spotlight on Olive Oil

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ExpoHuelma Under Way in Jaén, Spotlight on Olive Oil

Aug. 27, 2011
By Samara Kamenecka

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Deputy Agri­cul­ture and Envi­ron­ment, Angel Vera, and the del­e­gate of the Care­taker Gov­ern­ment, Rafael Val­divielso, inau­gu­rated Expo­Huelma, the annual trade fair held in Sierra Mágina, Spain this week­end,.

The 28th edi­tion of the event, run­ning from August 25th to the 28th at the munic­i­pal sports com­plex, aims to pro­mote the tourism, hand­i­craft, live­stock and agri-food indus­tries, among oth­ers. This year more than 130 com­pa­nies are show­cas­ing their prod­ucts.

The Jaén provin­cial gov­ern­ment has its own stand at the fair focus­ing espe­cially on pre­sent­ing extra vir­gin olive oils. The goal is to raise aware­ness about the region’s excel­lent liq­uid gold” selec­tion, includ­ing those under the Jaén Selec­ción 2011 label and olive oils from Des­ig­na­tions of Ori­gin through­out the province, and in par­tic­u­lar the DO Sierra Mágina.

Atten­dees will be able to par­tic­i­pate in olive oil tast­ings, work­shops, and cook­ing pre­sen­ta­tions. The provin­cial gov­ern­ment will also have entry forms on hand for the 9th Inter­na­tional Award for Cui­sine with Olive Oil; the dead­line for reg­is­tra­tion is Octo­ber 14th.

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