Pubblicato il 2 April 2024 da Redazione in Events, Meton

1st International Citrus Fair of Menton

on April 5th and 6th at the Palais de l'Europe organized by the French Riviera Community.
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The French Riviera Community is organizing the 1st International Citrus Fair at the Palais de l’Europe on April 5th and 6th.

Welcoming producers of Menton Lemons and many other varieties, the French Riviera Community hosts agricultural professionals to showcase their talents, research, and carefully selected products. This event provides a space for inspiration and sourcing, positioning itself as an essential meeting point for exchange, networking, and promotion among agricultural industry professionals and the general public.

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For two days, the International Citrus Fair will focus on the social challenges related to citrus fruits and invites exhibitors, speakers, partners, and visitors to reflect together on the present and future of citrus fruits, exploring their uses, trends, and knowledge.

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PROGRAM:

Friday, April 5th from 9 am – 6 pm

9:30 am: Inauguration in the presence of officials and Guillaume Gomez, Chef of the Elysée Palace and personal representative of the President of the Republic for gastronomy and food.

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10:00 am: Perfume making workshop based on citrus.

10:30 am: Cooking Show with Chef Gilles Brunner.

11:00 am: Perfume making workshop based on citrus.

Citrus grafting workshop.

Conference “The History of Citrus in the Mediterranean Basin” with researchers Franck Curk & François Luro.

2:00 pm: Conference “The Use of Citrus in Perfumery” with Chanel perfumer Olivier Polge, perfume critic Yohan Cervi, researcher Xavier Fernandez, and cultural mediator Noémie Melissas.

3:00 pm: Citrus grafting workshop.

Cooking Show with Chefs Dhaker Bejaoui and Mark Flanagan.

Dedication Meeting with Michel and Bénédicte Bachès, Citrus Experts.

3:30 pm: Perfume making workshop based on citrus.

4:00 pm: Round Table “Creating Brands and Quality Certifications” with European producers, scientists, and professional organizations.

Dedication Meeting with Xavier Fernandez, The Comprehensive Guide to Essential Oils, Hydrosols, and Vegetable Oils.

4:30 pm: Cooking Show with Chef Enrico Marmo.

Perfume making workshop based on citrus.

5:00 pm: Citrus grafting workshop.

Dedication Meeting with Olivier Biggio, Cold-resistant Citrus.


Saturday, April 6th from 9 am – 6 pm

10:00 am: Dedication Meeting with François-Régis Gaudry, We’re Going to Taste Italy.

10:30 am: Cooking Show with Chef Luc Gamel.

Perfume making workshop based on citrus.

11:00 am: Citrus grafting workshop.

Conference “The Use of Citrus in Gastronomy” with Chefs Mauro Colagreco, Christian Garcia, Jean-Claude Brugel, Julien Dugourd & journalist François-Régis Gaudry.

11:30 am: Perfume making workshop based on citrus.

2:00 pm: Conference “Citrus in the Production of Alcoholic Beverages” with Carole Quinton (Cointreau), Patrick Leger (Grand Marnier), & Bruno Malavasi (Campari).

3:00 pm: Cooking Show with Chefs Christian Garcia & Jérôme Rigaud.

Citrus grafting workshop.

Dedication Meeting with Anne Etorre, The Big Book of Citrus.

3:30 pm: Perfume making workshop based on citrus.

4:00 pm: Round Table “Emergency of Diseases and Parasites of Citrus” with European producers, scientists, and professional organizations.

Dedication Meeting with Jean-Noël Falcou, Cultivating Organic Citrus.

4:30 pm: Cooking Show with Chef Anaïs Fourrier.

Perfume making workshop based on citrus.

5:00 pm: Citrus grafting workshop.

Dedication Meeting with Franck Curk and François Luro, Citrus from the Northern Mediterranean.

 

Exhibitors:

The Association for the Promotion of Menton Lemon & its producers – The Cooperative of the French Riviera “Les Hespérides” – INRAE – AOP Corsica – Chamber of Agriculture 06 – Sorrento IGP Consortium (IT) – Red Orange of Sicily (IT) – Alpes-Maritimes Department – Unifrutal (PT) – Etna Lemon Consortium (IT) – INAO – Crédit Agricole PCA – South Region – Menton Tourist Office, Riviera & Wonders – In the Lemon Country – Maison Gannac – The Ceramist Boutique – D’aqui – Soleia Nice – ROLFO Creations – Citrus from the Sun – Néroluim – Maison Herbin – Codera – La Mentounasc.

The event is organized by the French Riviera Community in collaboration with the City of Menton, the National Institute of Agronomic Research (INRAe), the International Cooperation Center for Agronomic Research for Development (CIRAD), with financial support from the Sud-PACA Region and the Department of Alpes-Maritimes.

For more information: The 1st International Citrus Fair in Menton on April 5th and 6th (salon-international-agrume.com)