Albacete Cutlery in FITUR 2016

During these days, from 20th to 24th of January, it is being held in Madrid, the International Tourism Fair, FITUR 2016, and how it couldn´t be otherwise, Cutlery Albacete (Spain) again present in Castilla La Mancha booth, stands 7B10 and 7B08 located in Hall 7 of the trade fair of Madrid (IFEMA).

Last Friday 22nd, it took place on Albacete Day, where President of APRECU, Juan Andrés Barbero, presented the conferences on the IGPs of non-agrifood products, organized by APRECU, which will been celebrated on April 8th in Albacete, thanks to sponsorship of Government of Castilla-La Mancha.

We can not forget to mention the figure of our beloved “mochilero” indispensable and reference in this fair, and present in it thanks to the cooperation of Albacete City Council, a character who represented the cutlers that used to sell their knives on trains which stopped in Albacete station in 50´s and 60´s, with their little ditty, “navajitas, navajitas de Albacete” and whose sculpture was inaugurated in 1998, located at Altozano Square, in the city center of Albacete, statue that appears facing the train station.

This year 2016, The President of Castillla La Mancha, Emiliano García Page has been awarded with the Albacete typical pocket knife delivered by our beloved “mochilero”.

The character of “mochilero” (Cutler with his belt of pocket knives), as every year, delivering one of his pocket knives to the President of Castilla La Mancha, Emiliano García Page, in FITUR 2016.


Finally, and I hope you enjoy it, I show you to Dani Mateo, speaking on tv programme “El Intermedio” about the best gifts received from the different regions of Spain in FITUR 2016, can you guess the gift of Castilla La Mancha??? …