George Daskalou, together with Christos Fousekis and Panagiotis Caldis, founded 1978foods IKE, which was the developing company for the new one named Carpus Cultura Agriculture with a mission to provide producers with high value-added products and services, through a green, sustainable and humanistic business model utilizing available land resources.
Opportunity for supplementary income for Rhodope tobacco abandoned growers, due to objective difficulties in cultivation, is created through the Memorandum of Understanding signed on Wednesday, October 16th in Xanthi, between the Hellenic Tobacco Co-operative Union (SEKE S.A.) and the 1978Foods which represents exclusively the Besana group in Greece for hazelnut cultivation.
On Wednesday, October 16, at facilities of SEKE SA SA, signed the Memorandum of Understanding between the Co-operative Union of Tobacco Producers GREECE and 1978Foods in Xanthi SA, with the aim of implementing a corylus avelana revival project, as well as the production of nuts, the TONDA GIFFONI, TONDA ROMANA and FERTILLE de CUTTARD varieties.
Interest for a symbiotic cultivation in 2,000 hectares of the well-known group of nuts and chocolate
After the great appeal of the topic started by "ΥΧ" last week, entitled "Contracts for the 13th year for almond and hazelnut closes in Rhodope and Evros by the Italian Besana", the newspaper returns, covering the interest of producers Eastern Macedonia & Thrake, as shown in a recent event of Geotechnical Technical Chamber of Thrace.
The first Contract Farming contracts were signed between the Italian Group Besana and the producers of Xanthi for an area of more than 800 hectares in the framework of the group's strategic interest for the cultivation of up to 2,000 hectares of hazelnuts in the wider area in a five years’ span, according to the director of ΔΑΟΚ Xanthi, Andreas Kamaranakis, who is in contact with the company and informs the producers.