Georgia sees increase in hazelnuts exports
BAKU, Azerbaijan, Sept.18
By Tamilla Mammadova – Trend:
As of September 17, some 3,430 tons of hazelnuts are exported from Georgia, which is increased by 58 percent compared to last year, Trend reports via the Ministry of Agriculture of Georgia.
"Georgian hazelnuts are mainly exported to the EU markets, in particular, Germany (1,096.9 tons), Italy (636.7 tons), Czech Republic (220.3 tons), Spain (127 tons), Poland (126 tons), Lithuania (101 tons), France (81 tons), Greece (34.7 tons), Austria (22 tons), Estonia (22 tons) and Latvia (21 tons)," the report said.
Additionally, Georgian hazelnuts are exported to Russia (160 tons), Ukraine (83.7 tons), Belarus (80.5 tons), Brasil (74 tons), Mexico (39 tons), and Great Britain (22 tons).
This year, more than 30 enterprises are involved in the hazelnut accommodation process.
"Despite the tough situation caused by coronavirus pandemic, and as a result of working with exporters and hazelnut producers' associations, the supply of good-quality products is in progress," the information reads.
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