Georgia has exported 6,273 tonnes of hazelnuts between August 1 and October 11, which is a 54% increase compared to the same period of 2019, announces Georgian Ministry of Agriculture and Environmental Protection.
By exporting hazelnuts abroad Georgia generated $33.7 million. Revenues increased by 63 per cent compared to the same period of 2019.
The ministry says that Georgian hazelnuts were exported to these EU countries:
Also, export of Georgian hazelnuts were made to these countries:
About 50,000 tonnes of high quality hazelnuts are expected to be harvested in Georgia this year.