The Salon International de l'Agriculture (SIA) will take place from 27 February to 6 March 2016 in Paris.
The SIA attracts every year around 700 000 visitors. Besides urban audiences from the Paris area, the fair also attracts technical specialist, farmers and policy experts.
DG AGRI, SANTE and MARE will be present at the fair with a stand on the theme “from farm to fork, sustainable food for our future”. Thanks to edutainment animations, the stand will showcase the added value of the EU in ensuring safe and quality food to all European citizens.
It will also highlight that aquaculture and the EU agri-food sector are a key players in the European economy as the latest provides 44 million jobs along the food chain and is proving to be an important motor for growth and jobs in some regions, aided by EU investment.