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SPANISH ROYAL TOUR QUEEN LETIZIA AND KING FELIPE VISIT MURCIA

The Spanish Royal Tour continues, King Felipe and Queen Letizia visited The Region of Murcia (Spanish: Región de Murcia) an Autonomous Community of Spain located in the southeast of the state on July 7.

King Felipe and Queen Letizia visited the city of Murcia, the capital of the Autonomous Community, and the town of Cieza.

This royal tour is part of the campaign “Spain for Sure”. The campaign promote tourists to visit Spain after COVID-19 pandemic.



“La Carrichosa” Fruit and Vegetable Cooperative

In the Region of Murcia, Their Majesties visited the fruit and vegetable cooperative “La Carrichosa”, in the town of Cieza.

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Accompanied by the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, Luis Planas, King Felipe and Queen Letizia were welcomed at “La Carrichosa” by the President of the Murcia Region, Fernando López Miras; the president of the Regional Assembly, Alberto Castillo; the delegate of the Government in Murcia, José Vélez; the mayor of Cieza, Pascual Lucas; the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Environment of the Murcian government, Antonio Luengo; and members of the Governing Council of the cooperative.

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In a tent next to the company’s office building, King Felipe and Queen Letizia attended an information session on the fruit and vegetable sector in which the president of the Federation of Agricultural Cooperatives of Murcia (FECOAM), Santiago Martínez Gabarrón, has also participated.

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The visit continued inside the cooperative’s processing plant, specifically on the grape-handling lines, before heading to the field to pick pear, peach and finally grape harvest areas.

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“La Carrichosa” was founded in 2003 thanks to the dedication of two companies with a long family tradition: Puntal Agraria S.A. and Agrícola Pony S.L., united to offer a comprehensive and personalized service, direct from the field to the consumer, which includes cultivation, handling, packaging and marketing.

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“La Carrichosa” exports to United Kingdom and Germany, in addition to other destinations such as France, Italy, Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Greece, the United Arab Emirates and Singapore.

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An employee of La Carrichosa fruit and vegetables cooperative works in an orchard.

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The privileged location in southeastern Spain allows for a large annual production, with farms located in various municipalities of the Region of Murcia that allow the territory to be divided into very early areas (Alguazas-Archena-San Javier), early areas (Blanca-Abarán ) and semi-early areas (Cieza-Calasparra).

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The Murcian Institute for Biosanitary Research (IMIB)

After visiting “La Carrichosa”, Queen Letizia and King Felipe made their way to the Health Campus located in the Murcian capital, where The Murcian Institute for Biosanitary Research (IMIB) is based.

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This institute is the result of the union of researchers in the biosanitary field who mainly belong to the Murcian Health Service (SMS) and the University of Murcia (UMU). The institute is framed in a collaboration agreement between the Ministry of Health, the Ministry of Employment, Research and Universities, the SMS and the UMU.

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Since 2015 the IMIB has been accredited as the Institute of Health Research (IIS), a recognition granted by the Carlos III Health Institute (ISCIII) to the centers of research excellence of the National Health System (SNS). Recently the IMIB has managed to renew its inclusion in the elite of the biosanitary research centers of Spain for another five years.



Royal Fashion: Queen Letizia of Spain

The Queen wore her Zara Draped Linen Top in Off-White, Sweet Matitos Girasol Floral Midi Skirt, Macarena Alba6 Wedges in Pink.

For accessories Queen Letizia opted for her Gold Bamboo Earrings and Karen Hallam Sterling Silver Signature.

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