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Georgian Mushrooms Exported to Dubai and Armenia

Georgian Mushrooms Exported to Dubai and Armenia

The new enterprise of mushroom processing company “Tetri Qudi” will start its operations before Autumn.

According to the company director Vano Ioseliani stated to “Business Press News” that at this stage according to the project the construction works are in the process.

The total value of the investment carried out in this project will definitely exceed 1 million USD.

It will be possible to prepare mushroom substrate in the new enterprise. However according to Vano Ioseliani, this raw material will be mainly intended for internal use in order to produce mushroom itself.

As for export, the company works in two directions. Recently, the production was exported in Dubai and Armenia. The director supposes demand increase by Autumn.

“In general, mushroom is a seasonal product. In summer demand always drops. For instance, if we plan to export around 30 tons of mushroom in May, we hope, this indicator to be much greater in September”, – said Ioseliani.

According to him, the company will carry out 150-160 tons of mushroom substract exportation. “Tetri Qudi” produces 3 types of mushrooms: button mushroom, maitake, portobello.