19.Jan .2021 12:30

Georgia citrus exports reached 35 thousand tons

Georgia citrus exports reached 35 thousand tons
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According to the Government of Adjara, the processing plant already received and processed more than 10,000 tons of non-standard mandarins in Kobuleti Municipality.

The tangerine subsidy program is still continued.

As for the standard mandarins, Georgia exported citrus of more than 35 000 t, which 22% up comparing to the same period of the previous year.

"Despite the pandemic, more than 10,000 tons of non-standard tangerines are sold. Citrus export amounts more than 35,000 tons. The subsidy program for non-standard tangerine is continued. For sure, late this month, we will enable our farmers to sell or accommodate their harvest, "- said the Chairman of the Government of Adjara Tornike Rizhvadze.

With the support of the Government of Adjara, Coordinating Headquarters for citrus sales are operating in the region.