Culture and Tourism Minister Pavlos Geroulanos made an intervention on Thursday at the conference of "Imic 2011", focusing on gastronomic tourism, that was held at the Athens conference mansion, abd stressed that the uniqueness of Greek gastronomy and all that it represents must be promoted in every way.

"The products of the Greek soil and the Greek sea, combined with the morals and customs related with our food, constitute a basic element of our identity." he noted.