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07.02.2022 • 13.02.2022
Food isn't just food. It is a way of expressing central values of ethics and sustainability. This edition is dedicated to this green revolution taking place.
Costa Nova fish market
Food isn't just food. It is a way of expressing central values of ethics and sustainability. As a result of the global pandemic, a true revolution is taking place in the food sector. This edition is dedicated to this green revolution taking place.
Rye bread of Videmonte
The Mountain Village of Videmonte has an identity strongly influenced by the rye culture. Céu and Manuel Proença created the project called Vim do Monte, combining the purest tradition with the evolution of time.
Ourogal is a premium olive oil Portuguese brand, whose century-old olive groves are located in the region of Abrantes. Luiz-Lopes family has cared for its olive groves for more than four generations and is proud to maintain its long tradition of production of olive oil from its trees, some of which are 2000 years old.
Parsnip is a root vegetable that looks like a carrot, but has the colour of a turnip. Its unique flavour is actually of mix of them, yet sweeter. This highly healthy vegetable needs the cold to grow. This is why it is very popular in the mountain city of Covilhã, known as the parsnip capital.
Cherry of Fundão
The cherry production is developed between the Gardunha, Estrela and Malcata Mountains, in Cova da Beira, region with excellent climatic conditions for fruit growing, and soils with ideal conditions for the development of the cherry tree.
The Alcobaça apple is not just a regular apple. It is actually a combination of 9 different apple varieties: Casa Nova, Golden Delicious, Red Delicious, Royal Gala, Fuji, Granny smith, Jonagold, Reineta and Pink!
About 170 years ago (1836), a different pear tree with fruit of unusual quality was identified in the municipality of Sintra, on Mr. Rocha's property. It was from this tree that the variety spread: Rocha pear variety.