Berlin's International Green Week is an important food and agriculture show usually held at the beginning of the year. it's open to the general public, with people enjoying food samples from all parts of the world.
The first Green Week was held back in 1926. Contrary to popular belief, the show owes its name to the green felt coats once worn by farmers and still worn by foresters in Germany.
The biggest international agribusiness trade fair is up and running in Berlin. This year Green Week is focusing on the treatment of livestock. With consumers unwilling to pay more, farmers are struggling to find the right cost balance between animal welfare and productivity.