Category: Agricultural

Where to Find Olive Oil in Albania

Where to Find Olive Oil in Albania

TIRANA, November 12 There are more than 12 million olive trees in Albania. More than ten percent of those trees are aged 1,000-3,000 years  Olive oil or the ‘liquid gold’ as it was called by Homer, is the most valuable component of the Mediterranean diet....

Top Regional Albanian Products: Traditional Products by Region

Top Regional Albanian Products: Traditional Products by Region

TIRANA, October 30 Know your signature Albanian products by region from the heights of the Accursed Mountains to the clementine orchards of Konispoli. The Albanian products that most foreigners recognize are grappa, olive oil, aromatic and medical herbs, chestnuts, etc. Yet there’s a wide range...

Fishing and Agro-Industry Drive Surge in Agriculture Exports

Fishing and Agro-Industry Drive Surge in Agriculture Exports

TIRANA, October 29 Fishing and agro-industry represent respectively 46% and 38% of the hike in agricultural exports for January-September 2018. Agricultural exports that include farming, fishing, and agroindustry rose by 9.9 percent over a nine-month period thus, reaching a value of Lek 23.6 billion. The...

Over 16,000 ha of Agricultural Land for Lease in Albania

Over 16,000 ha of Agricultural Land for Lease in Albania

TIRANA, October 23 A list of 7,563 state-owned land plots for rent located across Albania has been drafted by the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development. A total of 16,371 hectares of land mostly arable land and orchards can be rented for a period of...

Poland and the Netherlands Discover Albanian Fresh Produce

Poland and the Netherlands Discover Albanian Fresh Produce

TIRANA, October 22 The Fresh Plazza, a Dutch startup focussed on the fresh produce industry shared the success story of Arbana Bio Cooperative LTD. The business, based in Kosovo is the leading Western Balkans company specialized in high-quality fruits and vegetables from Kosovo, Albania, and...

Albanian Wine Now for Sale in Denmark

Albanian Wine Now for Sale in Denmark

TIRANA, October 19 All the Albanian s living in Denmark but also wine lovers that want to taste Albanian wines can now buy them at Taste of Albania. Mikkel and Lendita have launched a business that offers a selection of the best Albanian wines from...

Tropoja’s Chestnuts Ready for the International Market

Tropoja’s Chestnuts Ready for the International Market

TIRANA, October 8 The chestnut harvest season has started in Bujan village in Tropoja, a region that is home to the largest area covered with native chestnuts trees in Albania and in the Balkans. Most of the chestnuts are exported unprocessed. An average of 6,000...

Agrotourism a New Trend in Albania, Applications on the Rise

Agrotourism a New Trend in Albania, Applications on the Rise

TIRANA, September 14 The 100 Villages programs had an impact on the number of subjects interested in the establishment of agrotourism centers, inns, and incubators that meet the food safety standards in domestic premises. Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural development Ermira Gjeci confirmed for...