February 13, 2008

The Danish Potato Council sends letter of gratitude to Peru

Lima, Feb. 13 (ANDINA).- The Danish Potato Council gave Peruvian President, Alan García Pérez, a letter of gratitude to Peru after 500 years of the arrival of potato to Europe. This Peruvian contribution saved Europe of one of its biggest famines in history.

In a ceremony on February 10th in Denmark, His Royal Highness Prince Joachim, as protector for The Danish Potato Council, thanked Peru for its invaluable contribution to world nutrition, specially to Europe and Denmark.

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