OrangeLand: Growth through oranges

Last update: 11:38


OrangeLand Sparta is an initiative based on the promotion of orange with the view to enhancing tourism in Laconia, a region in the southeastern part of the Peloponnese peninsula.

"The orange is a product-symbol of Laconia," the founder of Orangeland Christos Papadimitrakopoulos said in an interview with the Athens Macedonian News Agency (ANA).

The company offers a series of experiences from the cultivation of this high nutrition fruit to its consumption.

"This aim of this imitative is to familiarize people with the benefits of the orange and inform them about the whole procedure until it ends up to the shelves of the supermarket," Papadimitrakopoulos explained.

Orange Factory boasts one of the most contemporary juice production plants in Greece. Visitors can watch the production line, get informed about the industrial process as well as learning about professions and specialties associated with the orange. The fully equipped conference centre of Orangeland emphasises on issues related to the supply chain of juice.

"Education is an important part of our work. Producers will feel very proud of their work and at the same time have an extra income from the visitors," he said adding that this will also support the tourist development in the wider region.

Some of the facilities have already been constructed, while the construction permits for the rest of them will be submitted in 2017.

Μore on subscriber's page
© ANA-MPA SA. Intellectual rights and copyright are the sole property of the ANA-MPA and are allocated to the Agency's subscribers for specific uses only.
  • 22:59   Lesvos' city hall turns off lights, flies flags half-mast for Manchester victims
  • 22:48   Tsipras to speak at event in Thessaloniki on Wednesday
  • 22:45   British tourist killed in water sport accident in Cephalonia
  • 22:22   Kretsos laments delays on TV licensing tender; says knowhow is in place to hold it
  • 21:14   Mitsotakis: New Democracy is only political force that can guarantee exit from crisis
  • 21:09   There is no scenario where loans to Greece are not disbursed, Tzanakopoulos tells SKAI
  • 21:02   Schaeuble says deal with IMF on Greece can be reached on June 15
  • 20:40   Greek productions and events to kick off Athens & Epidaurus Festival 2017
  • 20:34   Kammenos slams Turkey’s violation of airspace on slain pilot’s remembrance day
  • 19:57   Two detained in connection with internet child porn case in Ileia
  • 19:48   Supreme Court steps in to order action against 'Blue Whale' suicide game
  • 19:47   Padoan: Eurogroup made steps forward, not backwards
  • 19:21   Fire fighters put out blaze near Larisa
  • 19:16   Tsipras to be briefed about Energy ministry's initiatives on Wednesday
  • 19:00   ADEX closing report
  • 18:58   Strong criticism of Schaeuble's stance at Eurogroup from Socialists & Democrats group leaders
  • 18:58   Chinese travel platform Alitrip to be presented to Greek tourism sector on May 26
  • 18:33   Greek bond market closing report
  • 18:28   Travel receipts down 7.8 pct in March
  • 18:26   Fourlis Group reports lower Q1 sales
  • 18:24   Schaeuble's 'dogmatism' resulted in Eurogroup deadlock, Infrastructure Minister Spirtzis claims
  • 18:20   Eurogroup result creates climate of uncertainty in Greek market, says head of trade body
  • 17:58   Greek stocks end slightly lower
  • 17:49   Archbishop Ieronymos sends telegram of condolence over Manchester attack
  • 17:29   Campaign to inform Elliniko camp residents about their transfer to other accommodation begins
  • 17:12   Post office intercepts envelope with three bullets addressed to GenSec for Public Revenues
  • 16:56   Disbursement of loans to Greece not linked to debt issue, gov't spokesman says
  • 16:02   IMF-EU compromise on Greek debt will be found in next three weeks, Brussels sources say
  • 15:06   President Pavlopoulos sends condolences to victims' families of terror attack in Manchester
  • 14:30   Agreement on management of NPLs fully approved by authorities
  • 14:20   Greek government looks for solution that will pave the way for exiting the crisis, spokesman Tzanakopoulos says
  • 14:16   PPC shareholders approve sale of 25 pct of ADMIE
  • 14:02   Weather forecast: Clouds, rain on Wednesday
  • 14:02   It's time for the curtain to fall; Tsipras lied again, says ND's announcement
  • 13:50   Democracy and freedom are not blackmailed or terrorised, gov't spokesman Tzanakopoulos says
  • 13:47   The measures came to stay, says KKE
  • 13:45   We call on all sides to show responsibility and honour Greece's efforts, EU Commission's spox Schinas says
  • 12:51   Metsovio Polytechnic celebrates 180-year anniversary
  • 12:42   Hellenic Sugar Industry expects binding offers for Serbia units by June
  • 12:39   Foreign ministry condemns terrorist attack in Manchester
  • 12:34   Grivalia Properties reports higher Q1 profits
  • 11:40   Justice Min Kontonis to meet with Commissioner Jurova
  • 11:21   Athens Stock Exchange opening: Decline
  • 11:11   IMF needs more realism in eurozone assumptions on Greece, its chief Thomsen says
  • 10:39   We are close to reaching the final agreement, Deputy Economy Min Pitsiorlas says
  • 10:24   Aegean: First quarter consolidated revenue at 151.9 mln euros
  • 10:14   PM Tsipras, main opposition leader Mitsotakis condemn attack in Manchester
  • 09:50   Delays hurt both Greece and eurozone, EU Parliament VP Papadimoulis says
  • 09:46   ND leader Mitsotakis visits Thessaloniki
  • 09:31   Athens Newspapers Headlines
  • 03:58   Tsakalotos: Overall deal on Greece's loan tranche, debt feasible within three weeks (2)
  • 03:24   Tsakalotos: Overall deal on Greece's loan tranche, debt feasible within three weeks
  • 03:01   Dijsselbloem: By June 15 conditions will be ripe for comprehensive deal
  • 01:46   Eurogroup welcomes preliminary deal for Greece on reforms
  • 00:39   Eurogroup concludes with no deal on Greek debt
  • 00:01   Eurogroup resumes with proposal that will be presented to finance ministers
  • 22:16   Eurogroup on Greece interrupted for top-level meetings, says Brussels source
  • 21:57   Shipping ministry to seek views of all parties in forming national shipping policy-minister
  • 21:30   Greek-French cooperation dicussed between Kotzias, Le Drian
  • 21:19   Thessaloniki bus strike to continue for ninth day on Tuesday
  • 21:03   German FinMin Schaeuble must 'stop blocking' solution for Greece, Socialists & Democrats say
  • 20:52   Amnesty International urges Greek authorities to provide safe housing to Elliniko’s refugees
  • 20:41   Minister promises arrests of gang stealing hospital equipment 'within days'
  • 20:24   ADEX closing report
  • 20:21   Greek bond market closing report
  • 20:18   Pittella: Lenders must fulfill their obligations towards Greece
  • 20:07   Greece is Turkey’s door towards the West, says Pavlopoulos
  • 19:55   Judges order freezing of former minister's assets in corruption probe
  • 19:21   IMF should stop delaying its decision on Greece, says Austrian FinMin
  • 19:03   Greek stocks end slightly higher
  • 19:00   France's Economy Minister Bruno Le Maire expresses hope for 'global agreement' on Greece at Eurogroup
  • 18:55   Pigasos Publishing sells 19.6 pct stake in Mega channel
  • 18:41   Schaeuble hopeful that Monday's Eurogroup will reach 'political' deal on Greece
  • 18:07   EWG approves institutions report on prior actions implemented by Greece
  • 17:45   Swiss Justice minister visits Lesvos to discuss migration
  • 17:39   Monday's Eurogroup will reach deal on Greece but not final 'end deal,' Dijsselbloem says
  • 17:20   Lambrakis' murder helped Greeks realise importance of defending democracy, Tsipras says
  • 17:09   Erdogan cancels bilateral meetings with Pavlopoulos and other leaders after BSEC
  • 17:02   Moscovici: Commission to present positive compliance report for Greece at Eurogroup
  • 16:24   Euroleague final discussed at Pavlopoulos, Erdogan meeting at BSEC
  • 15:35   NCRTV meeting concludes that Greece can support 4-6 national private TV channels, sources say
  • 14:44   SEV calls for review of burdens on telecom, TV services
  • 14:34   Strong interest for Greek hydrocarbons
  • 14:29   Greece's has met EU's conditions for fiscal deficit, Moscovici says
  • 14:04   Greek current account deficit up in Q1
  • 13:59   Thessaloniki is presenting great investment opportunities
  • 13:55   Weather forecast: Partly cloudy on Tuesday
  • 13:54   Vikos SA: a Greek success story in business
  • 13:45   President Macron to PM Tsipras: Agreement on the relief of the Greek debt (ADDS)
  • 13:36   Autohellas reports improved Q1 results
  • 13:34   Gov't spokesman Tzanakopoulos: Conditions for exit to the markets are being gradually formed
  • 13:34   A huge sign 'for sale' is hanging over the country, says PASOK leader Gennimata
  • 13:31   Revoil sells subsidiary in shipping sector
  • 13:21   FM Kotzias participates in 2nd Conference on Security and Stability in the Eastern Mediterranean
  • 13:06   President Macron to PM Tsipras: Agreement on the relief of the Greek debt
  • 12:27   BSEC can assist to the easing of our differences, President Pavlopoulos says
  • 12:26   113 migrants and refugees arrived on Chios and Samos in the last 48h
  • 12:18   Greek President Pavlopoulos visits the Ecumenical Patriarchate
  • 11:25   Athens Stock Exchange opening: Stabilisation
  • 11:18   Digital Policy Min Pappas optimistic over an agreement at Eurogroup