Pavlos Tsakiris wins prestigious EU Young Farmers Prize for 2020


36-year-old farmer, Pavlos Tsakiris, from Neochorouda in Thessaloniki has been named the winner of this year’s prestigious ‘EU Young Farmers Prize’ at the 6th European Congress of Young Farmers.

Tsakiris, who was up against 200 young farmers from 21 European Union member states, won first prize in the ‘Environmentally Sustainable Agriculture’ category for his work implementing environmental and climate practices in the agriculture field.

“I was distinguished and emerged as a winner by simply presenting my daily life and that excites me. It is the greatest reward,” Tsakiris told Greek media outlet, APE-MPE, after his win.

“I did not make a presentation and a video specifically for the competition. I really presented my daily life which seems like something ideal, but honestly it is what we apply to the Tsakiris Family.”

Tsakiris is the CEO of the Tsakiris Family, a family business which has worked in the agricultural and food industry since 1963 in northern Greece.

The company currently has 130,000 chickens while distributing over 4 million eggs per month. By 2021, the company is projected to have doubled its production to 260,000 chickens, with more than 70,000 being raised to organic standards. 




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