« National Fair of Prosciutto Ham and Dry-Cured Meat Products with International Participation Sinj, 2019.“
For nine years Sinj has been hosting the National Fair of Prosciutto Ham and Dry-Cured Meat Products with International Participation which is promoting a traditional way of producing dried meat products with the constant support of all associates, producers, croatian institutions and renowned experts.
In the last several years, National Fair of Prosciutto Ham and Dry-Cured Meat Products in Sinj gain international character due to participants from Bosnia and Herzegovina, Italy and Slovenia. Fair hosts around 70 producers and several thousand visitors each year. This showcase event presents prosciutto and other dried meat products, cheese, wine, olive oil and traditional handcrafts from rural parts of Dalmatia, Lika, Slavonia and croatian islands.
In the prosciutto ham quality evaluation part of the fair, renowned experts as members of the committee evaluate products based on Ordinance on Prosciutto Ham Quality Evaluation.
Besides promotion of large variety of traditional products, National Fair of Prosciutto Ham and Dry-Cured Meat Products in Sinj has educational character in the form of workshops where both producers and visitors can get information on the production and sales of dry-cured meat products, protection of original Croatian products and quality label, the introduction of standards, models of association, the market, trends, cooperation opportunities, stimulation and funding programmes of governmental and other institutions, etc.