Swiss Camille Bloch to create hazelnut plantations in Georgia

Business Materials 23 January 2020 21:58 (UTC +04:00)

BAKU, Azerbaijan, Jan.23

By Tamilla Mammadova – Trend:

Swiss chocolate company Camille Bloch intends to create hazelnuts plantations in Georgia, Trend reports via the press service of the Georgian government.

As reported, the company is also going to use Georgian hazelnuts in the production of Ragusa Swiss chocolate.

Georgian Prime Minister Georgi Gakharia and CEO of Chocolats Camille Bloch Daniel Bloch discussed the details of the project at a meeting on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum taking place in Davos, Switzerland.

Bloch has already registered the company in Georgia and determined a 561 ha land piece in Georgia in Lagodekhi municipality, eastern Georgia for the project.

The company aims to cultivate hazelnuts using new technology to increase productivity.

The company is planning to employ about 40 people.

Camille Bloch is producing 3,700 tons of chocolate per year. The annual revenue of the company is more than $45 million.


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