In the period from 9/10-10/10 2014 traditionally for the seventh time, Stolac town hosted the fair-trade „Hercegovački plodovi Mediterana“, rganized by the Association "Herzegovinian fruits of the Mediterranean", municipality Stolac, Agricultural Cooperative Crnici and Agricultural Cooperatives Agroplod Stolac.
The fair was opened by the Chairman of the Council of Ministers of Bosnia and Herzegovina Vjekoslav Bevanda, a ceremonial opening ceremony attended by the Minister of Health, Labour and Welfare HNŽ - dr. Mladen Bošković, and by the Minister of Agriculture Water Management and Forestry HNŽ, Donko Jović, the Minister of Veterans HNC Oliver Sondo. Also the Mayor of municipalities Stolac – HNŽ participated.
As part of the fair-trade were held several professional lectures and practical workshops in collaboration with the Agronomy Faculty of Food Technology and Agro-Mediterranean Faculty from Mostar. Within the framework of workshops was presented the IPATECH Project - Miniaturization technology: synergies of research and innovation to enhance the economic development of the Adriatic.
The event was attended by about a hundred exhibitors from Croatian, Montenegrin, Japan and Bosnia and Herzegovina, among whom there were representatives of the AgroMAP network. The IPATECH Project and new products was also presented.
Evaluation committee awarded plaques for the top rated products pomegranate, fig and olive trees, and other products.
The fair-trade provided an opportunity to meet new contacts, acquisition of new knowledge, and development of plans in the area of nutrition, agriculture and tourism.