31.Aug .2020 18:59

1,334 t of hazelnuts are exported to Georgia – where is exported Georgian nuts?

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Georgia has already exported 1,334 tonnes of hazelnuts this year – twice as much as the country exported in the same period of last year, says the Georgian Ministry of Agriculture.

The major European countries to which Georgia has exported hazelnuts are:

Germany – 350 tonnes
Italy – 289 tonnes
Czechia – 110 tonnes
Spain – 93 tonnes
Poland – 66 tonnes
Lithuania – 44 tonnes

Other European countries to which Georgia has exported hazelnuts this year are Ukraine (39 tonnes), Great Britain (22 tonnes), Austria (22 tonnes), Estonia (22 tonnes), Belarus (21 tonnes), Latvia (21 tonnes), France (20 tonnes), Greece (10 tonnes).

Georgian hazelnuts have also been exported to Armenia (110 tonnes), Russia (44 tonnes), Mexico (25 tonnes) and Brazil (24 tonnes).

Georgia expects to harvest 50,000 tonnes of high-quality hazelnuts this year, says the Georgian Ministry of Agriculture.

Despite the coronavirus crisis, negotiations have been carried out with exporters and associations of hazelnut producers, as a result of which hazelnuts are still making it to export, says the ministry.