On the night of Thursday November 4, the Minister of Environment, Rural and Marine Affairs, Rosa Aguilar, gave COATO Spain Food Prize for Organic Production 2009, justifying "their proven track record and its contribution to consolidation of farming, in the case of the European company with the largest area of organic farming ", while highlighting, in particular," the trader effort, the implementation of techniques that respect the environment, product diversification, the strict quality protocols and the steady increase in area devoted to organic production. "
The large delegation of executives from COATO that, headed by its President, José Luis Hernández, participated in the act, he joined the Secretary General of the Delegation of the Government-to meet the delegates accompanied the Queen on her visit to the region- and the Secretary of State General COAG, Miguel Lopez, and other leaders of this organization at the national and regional levels.
Especially meaningful and emotional for COATO was, as its Chairman, the presence at the event, the famous jurist Antonio Garrigues Walker, who has a close relationship with Coates, which is Adviser of Honor, as well as through partner's estate his family in the heart of Park Espuña.
COATO President, José Luis Hernández, accompanied by the President of ASAC (Consejo Andaluz de Agricultura Ecológica) Francisco Casero, held prior to the event as an exchange of views with the new Minister, Rosa Aguilar, as several members of his team, as well as the rest of the winners.
Also, after completing the event and during the cocktail served behind it, the Minister chatted with the president and several executives of COATO, as well as Antonio Garrigues Walker, also photographed with the representation of assistant COATO act.
On the morning of Friday 5 COATO delegation visited the BioCultura organic products fair to be held in Madrid last weekend in which COATO had a stand, which this year had as its new range of novelty organic cosmetics, in which almond oil, olive oil and honey play an important role.