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Top Five Least Known Georgian Cheeses

Georgia has ancient culture of producing delicious cheese dating back 8,000 years. We have chosen the top-five least known types of cheese. Dambalkhacho Dambalkhacho is a unique Georgian type of cheese. The tradition of making Dambalkhacho is spread around the mountainous regions of the country. Today it is made in …

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Experts Interested in Unique Cheese of Khani

The qvevri cheese producing technology counts centuries the village of Khani. In order to promote cheese, TV company ”Miri” visited village Khani. Together with the cheese expert Ana Mikadze-Chikvaidze, the program will be prepared about history of agriculture in Khani. Particular attention is paid to the technology and storage of qvevri …

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Without Big Dairy Cow Farms Cheese Production is not Profitable

Cheese is traditional food in Georgia. Accordingly, those who own cattle and livestock in the rural areas (cow, buffalo, sheep, goat) almost all of them produces cheese. Although the tightening of food safety issues made it necessary to open cheese factories, which meet the safety rules of modern food and …

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Alaznistavi Tushuri Guda – Centuries-old Cheese-making Tradition

Alaznistavi is a cooperative that in 2015 unveiled the first traditional Tushuri Guda cheese-making enterprise in Gomtseri Gorge, at the source of river Alazani, on territory of Tusheti National Park, 2100 meters above the sea level, by support of ENPARD program and donor organizations – OXFAM, Elkana, Government of Georgia …

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An Artisan Cheesmaker in Tbilisi

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We’ve seen the doleful little building a hundred times, every time we cross Tbilisi’s Dry Bridge. With the seductive words chacha, grappa and vino hand-painted on the wall enticing us like a red-light district lures lonely sailors, we would move on, thinking, “one of these days.” Then one sweltering summer …

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Georgia Hosts Another Cheese Festival for Cheese Lovers

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Georgian city Mtskheta, hosts 11th festival of Georgian cheese on July 17, project Georgian cheese and administration of Mtsketha Municipality announced yesterday. Why Mtskheta? A new tradition has been established since last year, when Georgia hosted its first Caucasus Cheese Festival, that the best cheese region would host another Georgian …

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Natural Products Started Massive Production of Cheese

Natural Products Started Massive Production of Cheese

Company “Natural Products” started production of dairy products. The enterprises, equipped with the modern devices, is located in village Diokni, Khulo Municipality. The plant is opened with financial support of Swiss Development and Cooperation Agency. The plant takes milk from more than 15 villages of Khulo municipality and daily severs …

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Georgia Works on Filbert Bill Mechanism

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The Ministry of Agriculture of Georgia, jointly with international donor organizations, is developing the so-called Filbert Bill. The new mechanism is expected to come into action at the end of 2016. Initially, more than 500 shareholders of Darcheli Filbert agriculture cooperative will employ this mechanism, Tengiz  Kalandadze, head of the …

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Georgia to Launch Swiss Cheese Production

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Blauenstein Georgia company plans to launch dairy production. At this stage, the company owns 6 cattle-breeding farms in the Racha Region. A dairy plant will be constructed in 2 years. Currently, Gruyere Swiss Cheese is not produced in Georgia. It is worth noting unlike all other Swiss cheese varieties, Gruyere …

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World Cheese Map: Georgia Ranked 10th

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The Lenta.ru Russian news agency has named the Georgian cheese of Sulguni among the world’s best cheese products. The rating has selected only 12 cheese varieties and the Georgian Sulguni ranks 10th in the list. According to the Lenta.ru, cheese is one of the most ancient and important products worldwide. …

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Caucasus Cheese Festival 2015 Took Place in Tbilisi

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Tbilisi hosted the annual Cheese Festival on October 10-11. The event was organized by the Ministry of Agriculture and the Guild of Cheese Producers in Georgia. In Georgia the cheese production reveals to be as ancient as the culture of wine production. Activities such as festivals and competitions serve for …

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