12th Plum, Fruit Brandy and Honey Fair, Ugljevik, Republic of Srpska, B&H

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12th Plum, Fruit Brandy and Honey Fair gathered around seventy exhibitors from Bosnia and Herzegovina and Serbia promoting traditional products from the WB region.

This event provided an opportunity for producers from rural areas to exhibit and promote their products. In this way, Agency for support to small and  medium sized companies of teh Municipality of Ugljevik as the organizer of the event encourages producers to increase their production providing support in better placement and visibility of products.

The best brandy competition was organized as part of the event with 220 brandy samples competing. Distillery Mjavecaki gorstak, producer Marinko Risović from the Municipality of Ribnik won the first prize for the best plum brandy.

People to People event is supported by the project: “Promotion of Economic Diversification of Rural Areas in Southeast Europe (SEDRA II) in SEE- Value chain capacity building on agriculture and rural tourism to promote rural employment opportunities” implemented in partnership by Regional Rural Development Standing Working Group (SWG RRD) and GIZ.