Georgia to open first coffee factory in Tbilisi
Baku, Azerbaijan, September 9
By Tamilla Mammadova – Trend:
The first coffee factory will open on Kakheti Highway in Tbilisi, the Georgian capital, in late October, said Director of the factory Tornike Chelidze, Trend reports citing bm.ge.
In his words, the company will employ about 120 people.
“The coffee factory will open in the last week of October. We will produce five types of coffee, two of which are in capsules, and the others are ground coffee. Our products will have up to 30 different taste characteristics,” says Chelidze.
The coffee produced by the factory will be sold under the Meama trademark, and consumers will be able to buy it through a marketing network.
The construction of the first coffee factory in Tbilisi began in 2017, but its commissioning was postponed several times.
According to Chelidze, the company will import raw materials from East Africa, as well as from Central and South America.
About 25 million lari were invested in the project, said the director of the factory.
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