At Sigep 2016, artisan gelato favours solidarity

At Sigep 2016, artisan gelato favours solidarity

The surplus product on stands will be gathered by volunteers and then sold for a free donation. Advance sale coupons are already available,the donations will be used to purchase food for the area´s needy.


Rimini, 15th December 2015 - The 37th SIGEP will also feature ´The Taste of Solidarity´, thanks to an in initiative now at its third edition, organized by the Banco di Solidarietà. 

The gelato that has not been used by exhibitors at the expo will be carefully handled and destined for sale. Donations are at the public´s discretion and advance sales coupons are already available (tel. +39 0541.744817) for booking the 1.5 kg. tubs of gelato, which can be withdrawn at Rimini´s I Malatesta Shopping Centre from Wednesday 27th to Saturday 30th January.

The charitable initiative assume further importance since it involves companies that offer their service free of charge to ensure the project even more success: Gambarini & Muti (graphics), Fotolito Campedelli (printed material), Medec, Domogel, Erremme (tubs), Summertrade (product handling), Screams (point of sale furnishings and fittings), Automax (transport), Best Union (staff), Radio Gamma (media partner).

Naturally, there are also the 100 volunteers of the Banco di Solidarietà, to ensure the best organization.
As in the past, at the end of SIGEP 2016, the donations will go to the purchase of food for the need.

For information: or - tel +39 0541 744817

Dates: 23 - 27 January 2016; Organizers: Rimini Fiera spa; Patronages and collaborations: Ministry of Economic Development, Ministry of Agricultural, Food and Forestry Policies, Emilia Romagna Region, Rimini Municipality, ICE Italian Foreign Trade Institute; edition: 37th; frequency: annual; classification: international; admittance: trade members only; hours: 9:30 am . 6:00 pm, last day 9:30 am . 3:00 pm (3:00 . 5:00 pm only with online tickets); business unit manager: Patrizia Cecchi; project managers: Gabriella de Girolamo (gelato), Giorgia Maioli (pastry, bakery, coffee); exhibitor info: +39 0541 744111; Web site: - #Sigep2016

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