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European Commission Appraises Fulfillment of Obligations in Agrarian Sector

European Commission has published a report on obligations that Georgia is to fulfill as part of EU association agreement. Along with other directions, the document positively appraises the government-implemented measures in the agrarian sector as part of EU association agreement. First Deputy Minister of Agriculture Nodar Kereselidze noted that the …

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Only Three Varieties of Georgian Honey Found with Violations

According to National Food Agency, three varieties of Georgian honey were found with violations out of 18 samples. It is worth noting that number of violations are reduced year to year, the agency said. According to European Instructions, since 2013 National Food Agency has examined 369 samples of homey and …

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National Food Agency Tightens Labeling Rules Control Mechanisms

cheese

 National Food Agency officials have updated representatives of major supermarkets on obligatory requirements for labeling milk, dairy products and products with milk content. Special focus was made on cheese that is widely consumed and, at the same time, it is considered to be a high-risky product. “It is important to …

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National Food Agency Intensifies Egg Marking Control

National Food Agency has organized a meeting at the agency conference hall with egg manufacturers. The agency’s authorized bodies updated business operators on novelties and transmitted recommendations over mandatory marking of eggs. Business operator is obliged to precisely indicate production and expiry dates on eggs. “It is important that consumers …

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Georgian Honey with No Perspective on European Market

Georgian Honey

Georgian Honey has been admitted to EU market after EU completed all formal procedures and included Georgia in the list of third countries, from where honey imports are admitted to EU space.  Ministry of Agriculture of Georgia has carried out important measures for developing beekeeping field and stimulating exports of …

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Georgian Sheep Exported to Qatar and Saudi Arabia

Georgian Sheep Exported to Qatar and Saudi Arabia

In 2016, 11 800 sheep were exported from Georgia to Qatar and Saudi Arabia. The exported goods totally amounted about one million dollar. “In order to ensure animal health, the National Food Agency keeps monitoring and carries out also vaccination of animals for variety of diseases. This significantly contributes the safety …

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Worldwide Milk Price is One of the Most Expensive in Georgia

Worldwide Milk Price is One of the Most Expensive in Georgia

Worldwide the price of milk is one of the most expensive in Georgia. This information was stated at “Radio Palitra” by Catherine Poberezhna, who is the representative of Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations. According to her, there is a shortage of raw milk in Georgia, due to …

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