On March 26, 2017, in the main street in Berane, a Slow Food Festival was organized, or a festival of healthy, domestic food. About fifty exhibitors from Montenegro, Albania and Kosovo presented their products, and the festival was organized by the Regional Development Agency for Bjelasica, Komovi and Prokletije under the project of SWG organization and financed by EU.
The Slow Food Festival is, in fact, a kind of movement that’s tarted as response to fast food globally. The Slow Food movement promotes not only quality food, but also fosters tradition and old recipes, promotes domestic products and respects and nurtures the culture of the local area.
The offer on the stands was varied, from various mountain teas, honey, layered cheese and many other types of cheese, and many other traditional specialties, as well as local handicrafts.
One of the separate stands at this fair was designated to katuns, to families from the Katun road Borderline Heights, and they attracted the greatest attention of visitors. This was the first time that katuns were presented to the market, and they were accepted very well, the customers recognized the quality and value of their products.
Significant number of local and national media were present at the event and reported about it: