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  • 1. ORGANIC PRODUCTS CLUSTER (OPC) Organic Agriculture and Developing Trends in Greece Dimitrios Simeonidis President
  • 2. Structure of the OPC
    • non profit organization,
    • set up by the Federation of Industries of Northern Greece (F.I.N.G.) on March of 2006,
    • nationwide organization,
    • The aim of the Cluster is to bring together all the actors involved in the organic products business and to facilitate the development of the organic products market.
  • 3. Administration
    • Board of the directors
    • Auditing committee
    • Expert Consultant
    • Managing director
    • Assistant manager
  • 4. Members of the OPC
    • Members from all over Greece
    • manufacturing companies
    • producers of organic products
    • certification companies
    • organizations
    • associations
  • 5. Activities of the OPC The main activities are designed and based on the needs of the sector and the needs of the members. The actions are focused on: strengthening and promoting the organic sector informing the public about the benefits of organic products
  • 6.
    • Design and coordinate events for the members, in order to promote their products and their services.
    • Organize specialized seminars and workshops.
    • Organize match making events between Greek and foreign companies.
    Activities of the OPC
  • 7. Activities of the OPC
    • Organize common participation of members at national trade fairs ensuring better economic terms of participation.
    • Organize events in order to inform the public.
    • Participate in European and National Projects.
    • Inform the members about the latest trends and developments in the market area of organic agriculture.
  • 8. Benefits of the OPC members
    • Promotion of their products and services
    • Specialized and updated information and services
    • Support entrepreneurship in every possible way
    • Participation in recommendations and strategic
    • interventions at a governmental level
  • 9. Development of organic agriculture in Greece Source: Hellenic Ministry of Rural Development and Food
  • 10. Development of producers Source: Hellenic Ministry of Rural Development and Food
  • 11. Development of organic agriculture in Greece
    • YEAR
    • 2002
    • 2003
    • 2004
    • 2005
    • 2006
    • 2007
    Average size of organic farms ACRES 31 23 54 58 22 29 Source: Hellenic Ministry of Rural Development and Food
  • 12. Development of manufacturing companies by sector Source: Hellenic Ministry of Rural Development and Food
  • 13. Organic Olive Oil Source: Estimates of market, ICAP
  • 14. Wine made from Organically G rown Grapes Source: Estimates of market, ICAP
  • 15. Organic Citrus Source: Estimates of market, ICAP
  • 16. ORGANIC PRODUCTS CLUSTER (OPC) Dimitrios Simeonidis President