The World Egg Day was celebrated all over the world on October 12, the "World Egg Day 2018: Forlì, the capital of Italian aviculture, also did it with initiatives that involved both the public and the catering world in city.
Established at the 1996 Vienna Conference, the World Egg Day aims to raise awareness about the benefits of eggs and their importance in human nutrition. The 2018 celebrations included a wide range of festivals, activities, charity events and regional campaigns, which took place all over the world on the same date.
"The Forlì Fair is in the forefront to play the role of Italian leader of this international event - said Gianluca Bagnara, president of the Fair and Assoavi, the Association of Italian Poultry Breeders - and to promote awareness in the city that the 'aviculture and our International Poultry Fair are a heritage of this territory, a resource that must be defended and safeguarded for the good of our entire community. "
The Italian production of eggs, equal to 810 thousand tons of product, stands at 13 billion eggs and is worth about one billion euros for the agricultural part alone, while sales turnover for processing and processing of the finished product adds another billion and a half of the value of the sub-fund's turnover. Lombardy, Emilia Romagna and Veneto are the three regions that, by themselves, today cover almost half of the national production of eggs.
Eggs are one of the highest quality protein sources of nature, at a very affordable price, and contain many of the key ingredients in family nutrition around the world. The proteins contained in the eggs are very important in the development of the brain and muscles, they play a key role in the prevention of diseases and contribute to the general well-being of the person.