Manar Nasr، CEO of Export Panel of Food Industries in Egypt، said that there is a program to maximize exports of dates through cooperation with United National Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO).
It is worth to mention that Egypt produces 1.5 million tons of dates a year.
It tops the producing countries in the world.
The panel released a statement today، Thursday، says that plan of upgrading date product includes promoting the third version of the International Festival of Dates in Siwa Oasis next November in cooperation with the Ministry of Industry and Commerce in the United Arab Emirate (UAE) and FAO.
Egypt seeks to attract the main importers of dates in the world such as Morocco، India and Indonesia to attend the next festival.
Those three nations import 80% of dates across the globe.