Georgia’s poultry factory plans to introduce standard ISO:22000
Baku, Azerbaijan, July 22
By Tamilla Mammadova – Trend
The Georgian poultry factory "Dila" is planning to expand its activities in the village of Teliani of the Kaspi municipality in Georgia, said the Ministry of Environment and Agriculture of Georgia, Trend reports with reference to commersant.ge.
The factory will be equipped according to modern standards and it plans to implement international standard ISO:22000 for food safety management.
Director of the Agricultural Projects Management Agency of Georgia Paata Shekeladze, Mayor of the Kaspi Municipality Manushar Merebashvili and representatives of local authorities visited the factory and familiarized with the production process.
The poultry factory "Dila" produces 50 tons of chicken meat per month in average and employs 15 local residents. The company plans to add a packaging line to ensure the product delivery to the end user.
For the construction of the factory, which was built within "United Agro Project", 1.5 million pound sterling were invested.
The United Agro Project is designed for long-term development with the objective to create a business environment conducive to competition in agriculture, stable growth of high-quality products, and introduction of international food safety standards. With the state support in the framework of the United Agro Project, 200 new enterprises were financed.
(1 GBP = 3,59 GEL on July 22)