A new fruit and vegetable processing enterprise launched in Kakheti (Georgia)


A new fruit and vegetable processing enterprise launched in Kakheti (Georgia)

08/31/2020

The plant employs 15 people and can process up to 1,000 tons of raw materials per year.

The state intends to provide assistance to farmers until they become strong independent farmers. This was stated by the Prime Minister of Georgia Giorgi Gakharia during his visit to Adjara (Western Georgia).

State aid to the country’s agricultural sector for the consumer is especially evident and becomes tangible during the harvest season.

At the end of August alone, 2 new processing plants were opened in Kakheti (Eastern Georgia). So, on Sunday, in the village of Chumlaki, Gurjaani municipality (Kakheti region, Eastern Georgia), a new enterprise Georgian Agro Product LLC was opened for processing fruits and vegetables.

The enterprise was built within the framework of the government program “Unified Agricultural Project”. More than 4 million lari ($ 1.3 million) have been invested in the project. Hence 600 thousand lari ($ 195 thousand) is a grant, and 1.5 million lari ($ 480 thousand) is a soft agricultural loan.

The plant employs 15 people and can process up to 1,000 tons of raw materials per year. So far, only a line for the production of natural juices has been launched. The company’s products are sold in the local market under the brand name Ketili da Patiosani.

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“The example of this enterprise once again confirms that the state programs implemented by the Ministry of Environment Protection and Agriculture are focused on the Georgian entrepreneur and business. The enormous benefits that are gradually becoming apparent to the population are once again confirmed by the opening of this enterprise, ”Deputy Minister of Environment and Agriculture Georgi Khanishvili said at the opening ceremony of the plant in the village of Chumlaki.

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