On the 5th of October 2022, the presentation of the Ethical Trade Forums Association to the sector took place as part of Fruit Attraction trade fair at IFEMA (Madrid).
The event, which took place in Alimer’s stand, included an initial speech by Ethical Trade Forums’ CEO, Sergio Barberá, where he described the development of this collaborative initiative since 2015 until today and set out the objective of the Association.
Next, Miguel Angel Moya, Technical Director of Frutas Alhambra, one of the Forums’ sponsors, talked about his vision regarding the reasons and benefits of actively engaging with them.
Then, Julián Diaz, President of the Governing Council of Alimer, cooperative which presides the Board of Directors of the Ethical Trade Forums Association, conveyed a message to the audience in which he described the lines of actions that will follow in the future, building from the work done so far. Finally, the government’s secretary for Agriculture of the region of Murcia, Antonio Luengo, expressed that the beginning of the activity of this Association takes place at the right time and encouraged participation to those present.
The event closed with the announcement of an informative session planned for the 6th of October, which will take place in Agromark’s stand, directed at press and journalists specialised in the sector with the aim of deepening the knowledge of the Ethical Trade Forums Association’s activities.