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Aves de España and Marta Verona continue to highlight the properties of poultry meat at the Educate with foundation symposium

  • The chef and nutritionist carried out a cooking show at this educational meeting that is bringing together families, teachers and directors of private schools from all over Spain at the school. brains from Madrid 
  • More than a hundred attendees have been able to taste the nutritious chicken and turkey dishes and discover the benefits of this white meat within the framework of an educational meeting where nutrition at school age is also taking center stage.

Madrid, July 2, 2024.– Avianza, the Spanish Interprofessional Association of Poultry Meat, wanted to highlight the Poultry of Spain by carrying out a cooking show with the help of the renowned chef and nutritionist, Marta Verona, at the innovation symposium, Educate with Foundation, which is taking place at school brains from Madrid. This educational meeting brings together families, teachers, directors of private schools from all over Spain, as well as professionals in different areas that have an impact on the school stage. As has been the case of María Puy del Portillo, Scientific Director of the CIBER of Physiopathology of Obesity and Nutrition (CIBEROBN), who participated in a round table with other professionals such as Javier Urra. Precisely, after this debate, the showcooking was held where Marta, in addition to preparing succulent chicken and turkey dishes, recalled the great nutritional contribution of poultry meat and highlighted the quality of the national product.

Poultry meat is an important source of high-quality proteins, vitamins (B3 and B6), with little caloric load and cholesterol. This white meat is a pillar of the Mediterranean diet and healthy eating. With high digestibility, it provides phosphorus, iron and potassium and, in addition, contains essential amino acids for our body.

Furthermore, Spain is in the top three European producers of poultry meat, with 750 million birds produced per year and 40,000 professionals linked to the sector. Las Aves de España generates a business volume of more than 2.3 billion euros annually, with a mission: to provide healthy, accessible and quality food for people.

Attendees were able to receive a master class on the tastiest and most nutritious options for cooking chicken and turkey and tasted a Taco of Caesar salad with cold cuts turkey home and continued savoring the chili pepper chicken with huasacaca.

With its presence at this educational symposium, Avianza wants to continue promoting the Aves de España seal, the result of the commitment of the Spanish poultry sector to quality, sustainability and food safety. This time in an environment as transcendental as childhood and education, where establishing good eating habits is essential for future nutritional development.

Marta Verona during the workshop in Educate with Foundation.
A moment of the tasting at school brains.
Jordi Montfort, general secretary of Avianza together with Marta Verona and Candy Hernández, director of the school Brains.