Terra Madre / Salone del Gusto is the most important international event dedicated to food and gastronomy. Salone del Gusto attracts mainly micro-small manufacturers, producing high quality and sustainable food products: in 2016 900 exhibitors (from 100 countries) and 1.000.000 visitors to the fair. The 12th edition of Terra Madre Salone del Gusto will take place in Turin 20-24 September 2018 and will focus on Food for Change.
Salone del Gusto" is therefore one of the most relevant platforms the European Commission to present and its policy and achievements in specific EU policy areas, i.e. food security, food safety, food quality, organic farming, sustainable farming, animal health and welfare, anti-microbial resistance, etc
The European Commission will be present at the event with a common stand from the Directorate generals for Agriculture and Rural Development and Food Safety. The stand's theme will be " From farm to fork, sustainable food for a healthy lifestyle" and the EU’s added value in ensuring safe and sustainable food for all European citizens will be highlighted in the various stand activities and animations.
Commissioner Andriukaitis will visit the fair and take part in a citizen dialogue.