Georgia: Ojaleshi Salkhino added to appellation wines list

The Georgian wine variety of Ojaleshi Salkhino has been added to the list of protected Georgian appellation wines. Ojaleshi Salkhino is a red dry wine from Martvili municipality in the western Georgian region of Samegrelo. Until now, there have been 20 Georgian appellation wines registered in Georgia: Khvanchkara, Mukuzani, Tsinandali, Akhasheni, Gurjaani, Kindzmarauli, Manavi, Kakheti,…

Ukraine: buckwheat imports up in Q1 2020

Ukraine’s buckwheat imports reached UAH 115 million in January-March, up 6.5-fold YoY, according to the State Customs Service. “At the same time, buckwheat exports have significantly decreased, which means its stocks will be enough for everyone,” the State Customs Service wrote on its Facebook page. (Ukrinform/Business World Magazine)



Kazakhstan: oilseed stocks down in Q1 2020

As of April 1, the registered carry-over stocks of oilseeds in Kazakhstan totaled 1.072 million tons. In particular, crop-growing organizations stored 362.2 thousand tons of oilseeds, farm households – 152.9 thousand tons and fat-and-oil enterprises – 291.4 thousand tons, reported the Statistics Committee at the Ministry of National Economy of the Republic of Kazakhstan (KazStat).…