Ukraine: apple exports down in October 2018

Ukraine in October cut exports of organic apples for processing by 42% YoY, to 2,200 tons due to overproduction and critically low prices of this type of fruit, the Ukrainian Fruit and Vegetable Association’s press service reported. “In October only 2,200 tons of apples were exported from Ukraine, down by 42%. Thus, exports of apples…

Georgia: Washington hosts wine events

Washington is hosting the “First vino Forum of America” on November 11-13. The three-day event includes a “Saperavi Festival” and Georgian wine tasting events. The forum will end with a scientific conference, which will be dedicated to Georgian wine culture and history. The United States is one of the growing export markets for Georgian wine.…

Ukraine: Serbia allows imports of eggs

Ukraine’s State Food Safety and Consumer Protection Service and the relevant authority of the Republic of Serbia have agreed on issuing a veterinary certificate for the imports of eggs and egg products from Ukraine. “Ukraine’s State Food Safety and Consumer Protection Service and the competent authority of the Republic of Serbia have agreed veterinary certificates…

Azerbaijan: second Wine House opens in China

Azerbaijan’s second Wine House in China has opened in Shanghai, Azerbaijan’s Economy Ministry said in a message. Azerbaijan’s Wine House located in Shanghai Waigaoqiao Free Trade Zone, which is the International Trading Operation Center (ITOC) of Shanghai, will host exhibitions, wholesale and retail sales, as well as product tasting. In Azerbaijan’s Wine House, there are…

Azerbaijan: tea to be exported to Turkey

An agreement has been reached between Farma-Shah LLC (Azerbaijan) and a Turkish company on the export of Azerbaijani tea to Turkey, the Ministry of Economy said in a statement on November 6. Also, the negotiations on the export of raw materials used as an additive in cement production have been held between Nakhchivan Cement Plant…

Georgia: Japan hosts wine tasting in Matsuyama

A Georgian wine tasting was held in Matsuyama, Japan. The tasting was attended by numerous wine importers, masters, representatives of the media, restaurants and hotels chains. During the event master of wine Kenichi Ohashi offered guests Georgian wine while introducing them to its history and culture, as well as to certain aspects of the modern…

Georgia: Badagoni wine among world’s top 100

A red dry wine “Alaverdi Tradition” produced by the Georgian wine company Badagoni is among the top 100 wines of the world, announces Badagoni. “Alaverdi Tradition” was named one of the world’s best wines by the jury of the prestigious Sydney International Wine Competition in Australia. In the competition, wines from the most prominent winemaking…

Azerbaijan: pomegranates to be exported to EU

Azerbaijan may export pomegranates to four EU countries – Germany, France, Latvia and Poland. This was stated by secretary of the Association of Manufacturers and Exporters of Pomegranate Shahin Hasanli. Negotiations are underway in this direction, the conclusion of contracts is expected, he stressed. The representative of the association noted that this year the growth…

Ukraine: sugar exports down in September 2018

Ukrainian sugar producers exported 11.1 thousand tons of sugar in September, the press service of the Ukrtsukor National Association of Sugar Producers of Ukraine reports. “In the first month of the current marketing year, Ukrainian sugar producers exported 11.1 thousand tons of sugar, which is half the amount exported over the previous month,” reads the…