Presentation on theme: "Local Economy Our region’s economy is based on three domains: agriculture, breeding and commerce. However, the plain soil suitable for farming makes Evros."— Presentation transcript:
Local Economy Our region’s economy is based on three domains: agriculture, breeding and commerce. However, the plain soil suitable for farming makes Evros an agricultural region. Thus, many products such as cereals (corn, wheat etc.), cotton, legumes (beans, lentils etc.), vegetables, watermelons, melons, potatoes, sugar from sugar beets are produced.
Some products Corn Wheat Potatoes Sun Flower Cotton Sugar Beet Melon Watermelon
Cattle breeding Of course, this doesn’t mean that the other domains are less important. Cattle breeding is of equal importance, as it offers place of work to a big number of people. As a result, great amounts of meat, butter, cheese and yogurt are produced.
Cattle breeding unit
Milk tank in a cattle breeding unit
Evrofarma is a modern dairy industry established in 1994 in Didimoteicho. It collects milk from the farms of Macedonia and Thrace, process it and produce fresh milk, yogurt, traditional cheese and slurry (Ariani). Evrofarma: A Diary Industry
Commerce… and not only Last but not least remains the commerce, the third domain on which our region’s economy is based. Moreover, the large number of shop owners constitutes part of our economy. Although it is the less developed, it occupies many local producers. (such as honey and wine producers).