Turkmenistan developing winemaking
Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, Feb. 28
By Huseyn Hasanov – Trend:
Turkmen company Sowuk Göz has started implementation of a project for construction of an agro-industrial complex in an area of 220 hectares in the Gokdepe District of Turkmenistan’s Ahal Region, Trend reports with reference to the Altyn Asyr TV channel.
Among the facilities are a winery, which is designed to process 15,000 tons of grapes per year. Grapes will be grown on a plot of 520 hectares.
"Domestic winemakers prefer the well-established grape varieties Terbash and Garauzum," the report said. "Commissioning another plant for production of wines will contribute to the further development of viticulture in the region."
The complex will also have a plant designed for production of 360,000 tons of meat per year. The plant aims to export its products.
A farm for breeding and processing of fish will also have advanced equipment. The plant is designed for the annual production of 240 tons of different varieties of fish.