ECONOMY

Deputy Agriculture Minister Alexandros Kontos…

Deputy Agriculture Minister Alexandros Kontos accepts a glass of old Tyrnavos tsipouro spirit, after opening a farm products exhibition in Larissa, Thessaly yesterday. Separately, Agriculture Minister Evangelos Bassiakos opened the five-day 18th International Foods & Beverages Exhibition in Anthousa, east of Athens. Food and drink manufacturing is Greece’s largest industrial sector, accounting for 25 percent of its total turnover and employment. It grows by an average of 5 percent annually.