The hero of the new interview in the column "Points of View" is Mihai Tarna, famous moldovan director and actor, who now lives in Paris. It was interesting for us to find out the opinion of a person who resides for many years outside the country.

I think that we have many quality products which unfortunately lack a good marketing campaign in order to gain recognition on the international arena.

Mihai Tarna

What is the last domestic product you bought?

Purcari Wine, cheese and vegetables.

What Moldovan product would you recommend to a foreigner?

Purcari Wine, cheese and vegetables.

How would you rate the quality of local products compared to imported ones?

I think that we have many quality products which unfortunately lack a good marketing campaign in order to gain recognition on the international arena.

How do you assess the quality/ price ratio of Moldovan goods?

I think this ratio is ok for high quality goods.

What Moldovan products have you seen during your stay in France? Where in France can one find products made in Moldova?

I saw several Moldovan products in a Belgian Market. These were a few bottles of Chardonnay ( I think from Comrat).

Have you talked with French people who tried Moldovan products? What is their opinion?

I visited Modlova with several people from France. All of them liked the taste and flavor of our vegetables, fruits and national dishes (especially Moldovan pies).

Living away from their country, what Moldovan product you miss most?

The nettle

What do you think are the weaknesses of the domestic products? What do they lack in oredr to compete freely with the European ones?

The marketing ... and the country ...

 

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