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Giant food festival opens in Italy

india Updated: Oct 24, 2010 01:40 IST

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A giant food festival featuring organic delicacies and world-renowned chefs opened in the Italian city of Turin on Thursday, with hundreds of exhibitors and thousands of visitors expected.

The five-day Salon of Taste, advocating tasty and fair nutrition, hosts 910 exhibitors and 288 producers of indigenous products at risk of extinction.

The products include wild coffee from Ethiopia, purple onions from Spain, and Moroccan cumin. The Salon brought together 180,000 visitors in its 2008 edition.