June 2, 2021 – The Sinj National Prosciutto Fair returns on June 4 and 5!
The National Fair for Prosciutto and Cold Meats with international participation in Sinj promotes the traditional way of producing cold cuts in cooperation with the new standards. Thanks to the constant commitment of all partners, manufacturers, institutions and experts, the show is being held for the sixteenth consecutive year.
This year, the sponsors of the National Prosciutto Fair are the Ministry of Agriculture, together with the co-organizers from the city of Sinj and the county of Split-Dalmatia.
In recent years, the Sinj National Prosciutto Fair has taken place in March or April and has taken on an international character thanks to the participation of exhibitors from Bosnia and Herzegovina, Slovenia and Italy. The number of exhibitors varies around 70 (assuming previous years) with several thousand visitors. The exhibition part of the fair is planned for the exterior part of the Alkar hotel, where, in addition to cold cuts, top quality cheese, wines and olive oil will be exhibited, as well as products useful traditional products in rural Dalmatia, Lika and Slavonia, and the island region of Split-Dalmatia County. The inauguration, workshops and expert assessment are planned inside the Alkar hotel in accordance with all prescribed epidemiological measures.
Producers of prosciutto, cold meats and other native products of Croatia, the regional meat industry, producer associations, family farms engaged in pig breeding and prosciutto production, and representatives of the sector respect of all epidemiological measures. and caterers.
They plan to assess the quality and specificity of individual growers’ prosciutto on June 4, 2021.
The evaluation of the professional quality of prosciutto, as before, will be carried out on the basis of the “Ordinance on the evaluation of the quality of prosciutto”. The evaluation of the quality of prosciutto is public in the presence of the members of the expert committee and the media. The products of the exhibition participants will be evaluated.
As in previous years, in addition to the exhibition part of the fair, it is planned to organize professional-educational panels where producers and visitors could be informed on topics related to financing through calls for tenders. and rural development programs, which finances investments in small and large farms, ie economic entities engaged in the production and processing of indigenous products, such as Dalmatian prosciutto. In addition, they will examine the protection of indigenous products and quality labels, the introduction of standards, models of association, trends, opportunities for cooperation, new opportunities for young people and other programs promoted and funded by government and other institutions.
EXHIBITION PROGRAM / EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM AND ROUND TABLES
Day 1 – June 4, 2021, FRIDAY
08:30 -11: 00 Workshop panel – Sensory analysis – professional evaluation
9:00 am ARRIVAL OF EXHIBITORS / Exhibition of prosciutto and cold meats / Presentation of cheeses, Presentation of food products and indigenous wines
9:30 am SALON OPEN TO VISITORS
11:00 a.m. Cultural and artistic program of the Fair
11:30 am OPENING LOUNGE
12:00 p.m. Visit of exhibitors, press releases and tastings
As part of the Fair, round tables, conferences and presentations will be organized on the following themes:
Program presentation: Government and other institutions, associations and chambers, banks, Split-Dalmatia County development programs, Sinj city development programs, promotion of quality labels – “Croatian Quality” and “Originally Croatian” – HGK – Split County Chamber
12:45 pm News in 2021 from the Rural Development Program – Towards sub-measure 6.3.1 – “support for the development of small farms”.
2:00 p.m. Round table – Entrepreneurship development models (young people, women, beginners),
Presentation of traditional products, Cultural and artistic program
Promotion of products bearing the “Product of the Croatian Islands” label
– Cultural and entertainment program for visitors and exhibitors
EXHIBITION PROGRAM / EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM AND ENTERTAINMENT PROGRAM
Day 2 – June 5, 2021, SATURDAY
8:30 am SALON OPEN TO VISITORS
10:00 am Workshop – training for young people in the field of agriculture, tourism and entrepreneurship
Rural development program 2021 news
12:00 PM TASTING AND PROMOTION OF PRODUCTS –
CULTURAL AND ART PROGRAM
Gastronomy (traditional products – A Zemane)
Clusters as an association model – examples of good practice,
Sensory analysis: importance of evaluating the quality of prosciutto
-13: 00 Announcement of competition results
Announcement of winners
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