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Azerbaijani hazelnut producer plans increasing exports in 2022

BAKU, Azerbaijan, April 14. The Azerbaijani company Agrarco LLC plans to increase the export of peeled hazelnuts by 10-15 percent, or by almost 6,000 tons in 2022, Director of Agrarco LLC Javid Kazimov told journalists, Trend reports.

According to him, the company exported about 5,000 tons of peeled hazelnuts last season.

“The main importer of our products is the Italian company Ferrero International S.A. The company purchased over 3,000 tons of hazelnuts in 2021. Germany, Austria, and France also import our products,” Kazimov said.

Agrarco LLC mainly exports its products by sea and by road.

“We have encountered a number of problems in the supply chain due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19). Therefore, we predict that this year the prices for our exported products will approximately double,” Kazymov said.

Source: Trend News Agency