As a sign that the economy is starting to open up again after the COVID-19 pandemic, a Polish delegation visited Austin this week.
The group hosted a special lunch at the Driskill Hotel on Thursday to showcase Polish organic food exports.
Attendees included members of the Austin Chamber of Commerce, the Polish Investment and Trade Agency, the Foreign Trade Office in Houston, the Polish Association of Organic Food Processors and Producers, the Polish Chamber of Commerce Promotion Center, Austin Mayor Adler’s office, Gov The office of Greg Abbott, and Naturally Austin.
The Polish Association of Breeders and Producers of Native Breeds: its mission is to promote the traditional breeding of the natives of Poland
livestock (with particular emphasis on their welfare and natural habitat) and the local, traditional and ecological products they produce.
Bio Berry Poland produces and processes certified organic fruit products for export to Western Europe, the United States and Asia. Their organic frozen fruits and organic purees can be used to produce products such as jams, fruit preserves, baby food, juice, yogurt, frozen food and muesli.
Bioconcept-Gardenia is one of the leading producers of organic fruit and vegetables in Poland. It produces fresh, pre-chilled and frozen fruits and vegetables, as well as purees and concentrates.
Jablka Grojeckie – or Grojec’s apples are registered as EU Protected Geographical Indication products. This means that a product has a specific quality and characteristic related to a specific region. The region grows 27 varieties of apples and produces 40 percent of Polish apples.
LEI Food & Drinks is a manufacturer and exporter of premium European food products. They are the exclusive representative of many well-known food producers from Poland. Much of their product portfolio consists of 100% NFC juices, fruits, organics, healthy foods, low sugar and gluten free products.
The family organic farm “FIGA” is located on the edge of the Polish mountain ranges Beskid and Bieszczady. The 400 goats on the farm, combined with methods passed down from generation to generation, produce cheese and other dairy products of uncompromising quality and flavor.
Podkarpackie Flavor is a regional industrial association that includes more than 60 companies from the agricultural sector in south-eastern Poland. Its activities include product development and promotion, as well as the wholesale distribution of their portfolio products. Bio Polaska Co-op in Dukla markets and distributes high quality food products, including ecological products from Poland