The Panela Tourist Route will be a reality in Tolima: it promises an experience

The Panela Tourist Route will be a reality in Tolima: it promises an experience
The Panela Tourist Route will be a reality in Tolima: it promises an experience

The Ministry of Culture and Tourism of the department and the Coopcultivarte Cooperative will join forces to create a productive tourist corridor.

Eduardo Hernandez, commercial director of the Tolima Agricultural Cooperative Coopcultivate yourselfhas a Honey Central that for a year has been offering it in the Totumo de Anzoátegui village, opportunities for 70 associated families who lead the production of panela for sugarcane growers in this sector.

In search of generating new opportunities that make northern Tolima visible, the aim is to develop a strategic productive corridor around the cultivation of sugarcane. the production of panela and its derivatives through the promotion of tourism.

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“What we want is for people to know this process first-hand, to come, feel what it means to grind the cane, the aromas, consume our product and be able to achieve in the future a designation of origin for Tolimense panela, also based in the experience of people getting to know our landscape, that of Totaritothat of Veracruz and many others”, stated Eduardo Hernandez.

Agrotourism will benefit more than 200 families living in rural areas, taking into account that this is the only Honey Central that operates in the country; The purpose is for tourism to become the basis of economic development with social innovation.

It is worth noting that currently this plant is producing around 60 tons of panela; of which 80% are destined for the international market.


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