The olive planter will process this year’s harvest in his own enterprise. The Minister of Agriculture got acquainted with the manufacturing process after visiting the olive gardens (Sighnaghi region, village Sakobo).
The enterprise has been built with joint investment of Dutch-Turkey and Agricultural products processing enterprises co-financing component. Investment value is 5 million GEL, investor-businessman is Giorgi Svanidze.
High capacity of the plant (10 t in per hour) allows the production of olive marine and extra virgin high quality oil.
In the future, the company plans to export products in the South Caucasus, European countries, America, in collaboration with Carrefour and other international trade networks in the CIS space.
The factory employees 100 locals in Kakheti region and they plant to produce oil of grape pip, pomegranate and peach stone.