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In St. Petersburg the IX International Festival of tea and coffee

Organizers: the Ministry of Agriculture of the Russian Federation, the Government of St. Petersburg with the support of the Administration of the Moskovsky District and the State Unitary Enterprise "Vodokanal of St. Petersburg" have prepared a truly rich and varied program for guests and residents of the Northern capital, aimed at visitors of all ages.

More than seventy Russian and foreign tea and coffee companies, as well as manufacturers of confectionery, honey, tea and coffee accessories demonstrated their products and services at the festival. It has been presented virtually the entire range of tea and coffee products offered Russian consumers today. This year the festival has been presented far more varieties of quality tea produced in Russia. Together with the administration of the Krasnodar Territory, the Association of Krasnodar tea producers and with the support of the Sochi city administration, the most northern tea in the world was presented at the festival. The subtropics of the Krasnodar Territory (the Black Sea coast in the Greater Sochi area) are the only region in Russia where they grow and process tea. They are pleased with the large selection of the original Russian drink - Ivan-Chaya and a good assortment of Crimean herbal tea.

At the festival it was possible to taste different types of tea and coffee, participate in entertaining games and quizzes, visit the exhibition and sale of tea and coffee products, accessories and dishes.

At the opening ceremony the guests and participants of the festival welcomed Kachaev Elgiz Idrisovich - Chairman of the Business Development Committee and the consumer market of St. Petersburg, Ushakov Vladimir Nikolaevich - Head of Administration of the Moscow region, Polukeev Alexander - public figure, Father Alex - rector of St. Isaac's Cathedral, Makarov Alexei - MP Zacks Petersburg, nails Boris - Secretary of the United Russia party.

On the second day of the festival hosted a ceremony of awarding the winners of the International Competition of tea and coffee, which has been presented about 130 samples of tea and coffee products. Holders of gold medals of honor received the right to place the logo on the product packaging awards received and the year of its delivery.

Everyone could take part in the creative "MirArt" competition and gala concert, held 4 September was striking the final event of the festival. On the main stage were amateur and professional groups and performers, including winners of international competitions: Alexei Gubarev, singer-songwriter Julian Yang, the group "Fell'armoniya", St. Petersburg singer Maxim Soloviev and Dmitry Zhdanov and other artists of the St. Petersburg stage.

As part of the festival events and social action and humanitarian values ​​were conducted: charity project "Give children the sea» in conjunction with the Family Support Fund and Children "together", a cultural program and a tea party for children from children's homes.

The organizers express their sincere gratitude to all partners of the festival: the Orimi Trade Group of Companies - the general partner of the festival, TPO Komus, the Kursk confectionery factory KONTI-RUS, the Center for Culture and the East “Tea and Shelk”, JSC “Khlebprom”, JSC “ Confectionery Association "Lyubimy Krai", Producer Center "Pryprava", Russian dance radio DFM, magazines "Coffee and Tea in Russia", "Food Industry", "Food Promotion Prod & Prod", the portal of the hospitality industry HoReCa, Internet catalog, Portals Event Guide,, Actual Petersburg and others. We invite you to cooperate at the X anniversary Festival of tea and coffee, which will be held in St. Petersburg on September 1-3, 2017.

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