Uzbek natural juice producer talks market share, export to Azerbaijan (Exclusive)
Baku, Azerbaijan, Oct. 29
By Fikret Dolukhanov – Trend:
The Agromir Group holds 40 percent in the segment of production of natural juices in Uzbekistan, Head of the Export Department of the Uzbek company Bekzod Mamatov told Trend.
According to the company representative, Agromir plans to further increase production and sales, and is also working on producing other types of products for the Uzbek market.
“Our company exports products to Russia, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Afghanistan, Azerbaijan, Iraq, India, Georgia, Belarus, Scandinavia, China, Korea and the US. We are constantly working on finding new partners in different countries and we are trying to establish long-term cooperation with them,” Mamatov said.
He also underlined that the company began to actively supply products to Azerbaijan in 2018, and the supply volumes are steadily growing.
Ilham Mammadov, the head of the public relations department of the Azerbaijani group of companies Veysəloğlu, which includes Araz supermarket chain, the importer of Agromir’s production, earlier told Trend that about 90 tons of natural fruit juices produced by the Uzbek factory were supplied to Azerbaijan.
According to Mammadov, even though there is a certain interest in these products, they have not yet gained much popularity due to being new in the Azerbaijani market.
According to the information, average monthly volume of sales of products of the Uzbek company varies between 13-14 tons.
The Agromir Group unites number of enterprises for the development, production and distribution of healthy food products made from fruits and vegetables: natural juices and nectars, juice concentrates, fruit and vegetable pastes and mashed potatoes, wine and wine products, canned fruits and vegetables.
In January-September 2018, the trade turnover between Azerbaijan and Uzbekistan reached $30.73 million, $7.08 million of which accounted for exports from Azerbaijan, and $23.65 million – for imports from Uzbekistan.
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