Sustainability from the land to the product, the role of the chain, transparency in an economy of both small an large scale, as well as trends for the organic research and market are amongst the matters on the agenda of the the round table organised for Saturday, 9 September (at 10:30 in the Vivace room – Centro Servizi, Block C, 1st floor), by the Investigator – IME, the pole that gathers together the world of regional agricultural food under a single brand (4 consortia an 5 founding members amongst entities, businesses, associations and organisations), with the aim of promoting Made in Marche in all its forms. Tracing out the scenarios and prospects for green agricultural food in Marche, the main players of the virtuous regional organic sector, including Roberta Fileni, Marketing and Communication Manager of the Group by the same name; the Chairman of Consorzio Marche Biologiche, Francesco Torriani; Giorgio Savini, Chairman of Consorzio Vini Piceni and the Director of Istituto Marchigiano di Enogastronomia, Alberto Mazzoni. Elena Viganó of Carlo Bo University of Urbino and Denis Pantini of Nomisma will be analysing the prospects of Marche organic produce in terms of research and market, whilst Sergio Urbinati of the Regional Council of Marche will be presenting the measures implemented in support of the conversion to organic farming in PSR.
Alongside the wines of Marche, present with the Istituto marchigiano di tutela vini and Consorzio vini Piceni, the other stars of the event will be Fileni Bio chicken and turkey, as well as pasta, cereal soups and legumes offered by the members of Consorzio Marche Biologiche. According to Nomisma, Italy is confirmed as the world’s second most important exporter of organic products, with +16% and almost 2 billion euros in export sales booked in 2016. Approximately 40% of total production (4.9 billion euros, +15% on the previous year).