According to preliminary statistics for 2014, apple import has dropped by 800,000 USD year-on-year. Nonetheless, local farmers are still having a hard time selling their products. Apples in Georgia are grown mainly in Shida (Inner) Kartli and sold on th
„Several Eastern European countries, including the Baltic States, have taken interest in our armor, bulletproof vests and helmets and we expect them to announce calls for bids next year. We will definitely participate in state procurements and will try t
“The Association Agreement offers our products tariff-free access to the EU market. We will certainly be taking advantage of this opportunity, and we will start exporting our products to European countries next year,”
Paata Mogelashvili owns a 20 hectare orchard in the village of Variani, in the Gori District. He has been tending the orchard together with his brothers for several years.Recently, the orchard was replenished when the Sinap and Champion apple cultivars we
Small and medium business representatives often fail to adapt to new regulations on their own. Several public institutions in cooperation with European financial institutions, are working on innovative ways to provide farm operators with new kinds of fina
EU representatives inspected the production of honey in Georgia and concluded that honey is one of the best-placed Georgian products, along with hazelnuts and wine, for entering EU markets.
The Ministry of Agriculture is working on an investment guide that will provide interested farmers and investors with an analysis of soil and detailed information on crops which can potentially be cultivated in different parts of Georgia.
Farmers with 200-2,000 poultry on their household farms may have to go out of business. The problem lies within the Special Rules of Animal Product Hygiene, which came into force on March 7, 2015. The authorities plan to tighten control over their imple
Georgian Kiwifruitis available in one of the largest European supermarket chains – Lidl, Germany.The Lidl purchases 1kg kiwifruit for 1.20 Euro from Georgian producer and sells it for 0.29 Euro each in its chain.
A discussion on cooperation between private sector institutions and small farmers to foster hazelnut production has been organized in Tbilisi with the support of the European Union, the Oxfam International Consortium and the Elkana Association of Biologic