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Imereti Greenery Obtains GlobalGAP Certificate

Georgian company LLC Imereti Greenery has obtained a certificate of internationally recognized organization GlobalGAP.

GlobalGAP certificate proves that the company produces high-quality food products in compliance with safety standards.

The certificate transmission ceremony was attended by Dutch Ambassador in Georgia Jos Douma and Carrefour director general Phillip Pigilan. They stressed the importance of safe products and sustainable production in Georgia.

“Georgia has signed a bilateral agreement on exports opportunities with the countries of Council of Europe. The agreement sets obligation that products must comply with food safety standards of Council of Europe. Georgian suppliers should supply only high-quality products to the consumer”, Jos Douma said.

“Modern standard Georgian greenhouses are very important, but compliance with EU standards are more important”, Dirk Aleven, director general of Imereti Greenery company noted. “We see that the Georgian consumer is very critical to taste and quality. We produce healthy and tasteful products, which contain no pesticides and this is proved by GlobalCAP certificate. We urge other companies of this industry to follow the same EU-standards”, Dirk Aleven noted.

Imereti Greenery is a Georgian-Dutch company and its greenhouse complex is based on hydrophone system that implies growing plants without soil. The greenhouse complex on 2 hectares grow Georgian vegetables with European technologies.

The company was founded by Georgian Fresh Holding B.V. (53.7%), which is owned by FoodVentures B.V, M. Khazaradze, B. Japaridze, B. Meyer and L. Baghdavadze. 46.3% of the company is owned by JSC Partnership Fund.