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Albanian Products: Chestnuts
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Albanian Products: Chestnuts

TIRANA, February 3 Roasted chestnuts and wine make an incomparable duo, simple, yet exquisite. It was a tradition in some parts of Northern Albania like Pulti in Shkodra to roast chestnuts before dinner. If guests arrived they would be served chestnuts and wine. On other occasions, when there was a food shortage, chestnuts would be...

Agribusiness Scents Potential in Medicinal Plants, Chestnuts, etc
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Agribusiness Scents Potential in Medicinal Plants, Chestnuts, etc

TIRANA, January 21 In 2019, over Lek35,300 million worth of Albanian agricultural products were exported around the world. Data from the Institute of Statistics show that during the same year, the agriculture sector contributed to 18.9 percent of Albania’s GDP. At the same time, agriculture provided 36.4 percent of overall employment. Even though farming structures...

‘Made in Albania’ Fruit and Vegetables at Fruit Logistica 2020
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‘Made in Albania’ Fruit and Vegetables at Fruit Logistica 2020

TIRANA, February 12 ‘Made in Albania’ exporters were among the 3,300 exhibitors at the international leading international fair for fruit and vegetable marketing Fruit Logistica 2020 in Berlin. This edition of the fair held on 5-7 February recorded 72,000 visitors from all over the world. Sustainability was on the focus of this edition of the...

From Tropoja to Korca: Where to Find Chestnuts
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From Tropoja to Korca: Where to Find Chestnuts

TIRANA, November 18 November is the peak time for the chestnut season in Albania, as these delicious fruits are found almost all over the country, from the Albanian Alps in the north to Delvina in the south. According to SARED data, the number of chestnut trees in Albania in 2014 was 336,514. Chestnuts are the...

Increased Demand for Albanian Chestnuts in EU Markets
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Increased Demand for Albanian Chestnuts in EU Markets

TIRANA, November 3 The significant growth of chestnuts export during the recent three years is becoming a main source of incomes not only for the country’s economy but also for thousands of families in northern Albania. This is the region where chestnuts are cultivated in high quantities. During this year, over 2,500 tons of chestnuts...