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Albanian Products: Blueberries
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Albanian Products: Blueberries

TIRANA, July 27 It’s once again blueberry season in Albania. The little, but powerful forest fruit (boronica) has grown quite a reputation and an export market as well especially after Tropoja and Kuksi Blueberries were registered as National Trademarks. Wild blueberries in Albania (Vaccinium myrtillus L.) grow in a wide area in Northern Albania, but...

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...

Puka’s Model for Sustainable Development
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Puka’s Model for Sustainable Development

TIRANA, May 13 Puka region located in North Albania has a natural potential for sustainable economic development. Both municipalities of Puka and Fushe Arrez have a population of about 33,000 people and over 60 percent of the population lives in remote villages. According to AgroPuka, a non-profit organization, the region’s resources vary from forestry products...

Puka Goat Cheese Farmers to Create Their Own Brand
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Puka Goat Cheese Farmers to Create Their Own Brand

TIRANA, September 26 Farmers in Puka, Northern Albania, have created their association Agro-Puka and now they want to create their own goat cheese brand. The association that contributes to the integrated development of the area through the promotion of rural and economic growth contributes to improving the live holds of rural communities. Puka area is...