Cultural and Travel News Peru

37 Peruvian Businesses to Attend Seafood Expo Global

Wednesday April 26, 2017

37 Peruvian businesses will attend this year´s Seafood Expo Global, an annual international seafood trading fair. This trade fair is the largest seafood trade fair in the world, hosting more than 26,000 professionals in the seafood industry from over 140 countries.

This event will be an important moment to showcase Peruvian seafood products to the world. Right now, Peru´s most popular seafood exports are shrimp, scallops, squid, and anchovies.

The hope is that the exposure of the products of the different Peruvian businesses (more…)

Agricultural Fair to Take Place in Lima

Tuesday November 22, 2016

At the end of November, an agricultural fair will take place in Lima. The municipality will organize this event.

The fair is to be called the ´´Countryside Showcase´´ Fair. Staying true to its name, it aims to promote agricultural production in Peru.

The fair will take place on Alameda de la Integracion Blvd in the last weekend of November. The display will exhibit 40 producers from all across Peru.

In fact, people attending the event will have the opportunity to buy agricultural products from the different areas of Peru. (more…)

Lima hosts an exhibition showing crafts from all over Peru

Friday May 27, 2016

The Foreign Trade and Tourism Ministry in Peru is organizing a fair called “From our hands” with the purpose of promoting the handmade works from local artisans and to be able to turn this into a source of income for them.

During this year’s edition 123 artisans coming from Lima, Ayacucho, Cusco, Cajamarca, Piura, Puno, Junin, Arequipa, Huancavelica,Loreto, Amazonas, Apurimac, Callao, La Libertd, Pasco, Lambayeque, San Martin and Ucayali will participate.

Every year the event grows bigger, developing itself as a way for the artisans to connect with the market (more…)

Thousands enjoy the famous Pachamanca dish in Peru

Tuesday April 05, 2016

The Cuasimodo Regional Fair recently took place in Huancayo, where cooks began preparing the famous Pachamanca dish at 3:00 that morning.

Pachamanca is a famous dish that uses many meats and vegetables. It is cooked underground using hot rocks and seasonings. The hot rocks are placed in a hole in the ground to create a make-shift oven and the meat is covered with corn leaves to create a roasting effect.

Almost 8,000 people attended the event and had the opportunity to eat Pachamanca. (more…)

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