The Summer Open Days was organized by Opora Zaden on 22-24 June 2023 in Tsalapitsa, Plovdiv. CPSBB attended the event and presented four new tomato varieties, developed in partnership with “Maritsa” Vegetable Crops Research Institute.
Field tomato presentations of the new sorts “Rozovo siyanie”, “Dara”, “Salzica’ and “Mini Miss” were showcased during the event. Many producers and companies have already expressed interest in the new varieties, as they combine traditional taste and improved nutritional qualities.
The three-day Open Field Days were attended by crop producers, agricultural companies, non-governmental organizations, academic institutions and media representatives.
Mr. Peter Kazakov (Marketing Expert of CPSBB) held meetings with business and institutional representatives. During the event the first Bulgarian Center of Excellence in plant science – CPSBB was presented as a result of the PlantaSYST project, financed by the European Commission (Horizon 2020) and the Bulgarian Operational Program “Science and Education for Smart Growth”.