The goal is to transmit to the population the benefits of these foods.
Starting today and until April 30, the Ministry of Agriculture and Irrigation will celebrate the National Week of Fruits and Vegetables in Peru, with the objective to boost production, increase consumption, optimize supply and access to the market.
Andina News Agency informed that the General Directorate of Agriculture of Minagri and a group of public and private institutions are organizing various activities so that all families celebrate this week massively.
“The purpose of this campaign is to transmit to the population the benefits offered by fruits and vegetables, according to their color”, Andina wrote.
The news agency also reminds everyone that the World Health Organization (WHO) recommends a consumption of 400 grams of fruits and vegetables every day.
Several activities will take place this week throughout the country.
The official launch of the National Week of Fruits and Vegetables will take place tomorrow in Ancash, Apurímac, Arequipa, Ayacucho, Cusco, Huánuco, Ica and Lambayeque.
In Lima, the launch ceremony will take place at the Melitón Carvajal Educational Institution.
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