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Albanian Mishavine among the ‘Slow Cheese’ Award Winners
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Albanian Mishavine among the ‘Slow Cheese’ Award Winners

TIRANA, September 21 The Mishavine Cheese of Kelmendi and local couple Valter Dragu and Melinda Pepushaj are among the six winners of the 2021 Slow Cheese award. The 13th edition of the award, a Slow Food’s signature event, celebrates the passion and hard work of small-scale herders and producers who decide to stay in their...

Best Useful Souvenirs to Buy in Albania
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Best Useful Souvenirs to Buy in Albania

TIRANA, March 29 Travel souvenirs usually fall into two categories, cliché kitsch alias mass-produced clutter that ends up forgotten on the back of a drawer and meaningful items that capture the spirit of a place and keep travel memories fresh. This is a list of things to consider as useful souvenirs or thoughtful gifts for...

Albanian Products: Varieties of Heirloom Tomatoes in Albania
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Albanian Products: Varieties of Heirloom Tomatoes in Albania

TIRANA, February 23 In the Mediterranean region, olive oil, tomatoes, and a pinch of oregano make the perfect marriage of flavors. Albania, like all the other countries on the Mediterranean coast, has a long tradition of tomato cultivation. Experts believe that the tomato plant was introduced in Albania around the same period it arrived in...

Albanian Products: The Vorba of Gojan 
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Albanian Products: The Vorba of Gojan 

TIRANA, January 24 Sous Chef of Noma and Co-Founder of Rrno Foundation Fejsal Demiraj is spot on when he says that the Albanian traditional cooking ware is very esoteric in nature, addressing honest needs directly. He refers to the Vorba and the Sac. Vorba is an earthenware meticulously crafted in some Albanian villages but Gojan...

Albanian Products: The Mishavine Cheese of Kelmendi
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Albanian Products: The Mishavine Cheese of Kelmendi

TIRANA, January 21 Emigration is bleeding rural Albania dry. Backing to community-based economies would provide alternatives to migration for youth in remote Albania. Albanian products is a series of articles in support of the products/services offered by those who decide to stay, return, or move to Albania. The goal is to learn and share knowledge,...

Buy Local! Support Albanian Food Products
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Buy Local! Support Albanian Food Products

TIRANA, April 17 Stuck at home: Take a look at your fridge, or pantry. How much of what you buy and consume is Albanian? The COVID-19 lockdown might be the best opportunity to evaluate your lifestyle and how your choices can help the environment, local businesses, Albanian producers and farmers. Some tips First, cultivate some...

Consumtion increased significantly during Holidays
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Consumtion increased significantly during Holidays

Albanian citizens have increased consuming and the flow of shopping for food products during this period of time, on the eve of the New Year 2015. Ministry of Agriculture has suggested to all traders that prices must remain stable and consistent, in order to avoid unfair competition and abuses. The increase of consumption, according to...

New model of quality certificates starting from January 1, 2015
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New model of quality certificates starting from January 1, 2015

From January 1 2015, Albania will use a new model of certificates of origin for Albanian products which get exported to foreign markets. Sources from the Ministry of Agriculture informed that the new model features more security elements for products “Made in Albania”. Albanian authorities took this measure immediately after the embargo that Russia put on Albanian...

Outsourcing companies and the manufacturing sector affected in the economic growth in 2014
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Outsourcing companies and the manufacturing sector affected in the economic growth in 2014

In  2013, sectors that increased their number of employees where the manufacturing industry, telecommunication and client services. The industrial sector is leaded by the manufacturing industry, textiles and shoes which work with ordered raw materials as well as outsourcing companies in the client service sector, known as Call Centers. These sectors, according to the latest result from...

Agricultural products’ prices have declined
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Agricultural products’ prices have declined

In the recent days, economy experts have noticed a price decline in domestic markets of agricultural products, compared to the last week of July, though these prices are higher than a year ago. According to official data, the vegetable prices resulted 25.1% higher compared with a year ago. While, circa 40% of agricultural and some...