Budapest, Hungary— steeped in history, culture and architectural beauty—is one of the hottest tourist destinations in the world. Bisected by the Danube river, the 19th Century Chain Bridge connects the hilly Buda district with lively Pest. Tourists come from around the world to see the
city’s sites and dine on famous Hungarian cuisine.
However, tourists now might be adding a sleepy
little village called Fülöpjakab to their Hungary
must-see lists. About an hour away from the bustling
Budapest and nestled between the village’s green and
lush working farms is Éminence Organic Skin Care’s
memorial to the company’s achievement: the Éminence
Certified Organic Farm.
“The display organic farm was created to
showcase the hardworking, international success
of Éminence and the people who made it happen,”
said Boldijarre Koronczay, president. “It’s open to
the world, and it will show future generations what
organic farming can do.”
Not your average
is known for his in-depth
knowledge of skin care, charismatic
charm and unbeatable treatment techniques. However,
his passion for organic farming runs as deep as the
people’s who work the lands in Hungary.
Koronczay gave Skin Inc. magazine a tour of the
display organic farm this past June when the plants
started to bloom and grow green as well as shared his
insights into what went into developing the farm, its
features and the importance of organic farming.
THE LAY OF THE LAND
Fülöpjakab was selected for the site for several reasons.
The town is snuggled between two rivers that snake in and
out of the land. The rivers moved minerals for thousands
of years, making the area green and fertile. Although the
soil is sandy, it’s rich with nutrients and ideal for growing.
“Fülöpjakab also has the highest number of organic
farmers, which is important,” said Koronczay. “You
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By Jo-El M. Grossman