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Under the Auspices of :


Ministry of Development

Consumer General Secretariat


Food Industrial Research and Technological Development Company



National Agricultural Research Foundation


Prefecture of Messinia


Chamber of Messinia


Chamber of Rethymno



In a world of fast food, junk food, processed food and other similar "temptations", traditional diets may be the only viable alternative even though many specialists believe that Traditional Mediterranean Diet is an endangered species.


The aim of this third conference in the Mediet series was to examine the evolution, benefits and state of research on this diet, as well as the potential and problems associated with it's survival. The main focus of this year's conference was wine and it's role in the Mediterranean Diet.


The previous conferences were held in Athens on 21-23 April 2004 and 20-22 April 2005. For detailed information about these conferences please visit the relevant websites:

Mediet 2004

Mediet 2005

Who attended

Researchers interested in macro and micronutrients
Food historians
Professionals interested in the promotion of sound health
Professional culinary education specialists
Food and beverage specialists
Producers of traditional products
Tourism industry representatives
Journalists specializing on food, wine, nutrition and tourism



The official language of the conference was English. There was simultaneous interpretation to/from Greek.


Communication Sponsors:

Kathimerini Newspaper

Specialised media sponsor:


Last update: 03 May 2007

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