The official opening ceremony of Agriculture Achievements Exhibition was held in the Central Department Store (GUM), Moscow, on September 18, 2019.
The exhibition is an annual gastronomic event. Moscow residents and visitors will have a chance to familiarize themselves with a wide range of natural food products from the best manufacturers from around Russia, taste them and buy the food they like. This year 34 companies from 16 regions of Russia take part in the exhibition.
Anatoly Artamonov, Kaluga Region Governor, and Dmitry Zubov, Chairman of the Council of the Central Union of Consumer Cooperation Societies of the Russian Federation, attended the official ceremony.
The key event of the exhibition was the signing of a cooperation agreement between the Central Union of Consumer Cooperation Societies of the Russian Federation, the higher coordination body in the field of consumer cooperation in Russia, and the Central Department Store. The parties have agreed to arrange the Regional Brands festival in the premises of Central Department Store, the main department store of Russia. The project to be implemented in cooperation with Russian Quality System NGO is aimed at promotion of Russian manufacturers’ products, and stimulation of demand for Russian-made food and other products, revival of national traditions and consumer culture.