The Union of the Processors of Fruits and Vegetables in Bulgaria ( www.org-bg.net ), which members are 50 companies producing processed or dried fruits and vegetables, as well as two specialized scientific institutes, is promoting several of its traditional products – Lyutenitsa, Roasted peeled peppers, Peach compote, Rosehip marmalade and Rose jam. These products have been chosen for their traditionally exceptional taste and flavour but also for their best quality, produced under strict quality and safety standards. The products are original and complementary and are enjoyed as a treat and food or condiment that add creative touch to meals, can be eaten as a snack and some as desserts.
Lyutenitsa with its hot and mild varieties is a traditional vegetable paste that can be eaten as a snack food or appetiser on crackers or crispy breads; similarly it can be enjoyed as condiment that adds flavour and a creative touch to any meal option; it is readily available for consumption, tasty and nutritional, convenient for consumption and is enjoyed by consumers of all age. Similarly, Roasted peeled peppers can be enjoyed with any meal option and can add a gourmet touch to sandwiches, salads and all sorts of entrees. Rose jam and Rosehip marmalade are traditional products with unique flavours, perfect for consumption on morning toast or a sensational sweet snack and perfect for any consumer age group. The Rose jam especially is made by an old-times recipe from the leaves of the special oil-yielding (oleaginous) rose. Peach compote is a delicious fruit dessert very much enjoyed by people of all ages. The products are packed in glass jars – the only package that perfectly protects its food content, never interferes with its taste or flavour and in addition it is reusable and recyclable.
Open the Seal of Taste is realized as a programme, co-funded by the European Commission and the Bulgarian Ministry of Agriculture and Food and is aimed at promoting European agricultural production within the EU and is in particular targeted at the internal markets of Germany, Poland and Romania. The Union of the Processors of Fruits and Vegetables is a member alliance with a national representativeness of 61.5% where its members hold 76.4% of the national market and cover all the producing and processing regions of Bulgaria.