by AgroWeb on February 24, 2017

Year 2017 on course to break Heat Records of 2016

It’s getting hot in here. Indeed too hot. So take off all your winter clothes. It is February and it is turning out to be an unusual month. Forecasters said Albania is breaking heat records for the winter months. Temperatures in Tirana at the start of the week peaked at well above 20 Degree Celsius while in the mountainous areas, they followed the same pattern. For the forecasters this is a...

by AgroWeb on February 23, 2017

Fresh fruits and vegetables of February and their prices

February comes with new news about fruits and vegetable markets in Albania. According to Agro-Food market in Tirana, the domestic production of oranges and pomegranates is over, so these fruits are imported from Greece with the respective prices of 60-90 ALL/kg for oranges and 200 ALL/kg for pomegranates. Greece is still the main commercial partner of Albania in fruits and vegetables sector. ...

by AgroWeb on February 23, 2017

Most Spread Fraudolent Practices About Honey

What are the known fraudulent practices concerning honey? Honey is the natural substance produced by honeybees. It must not have added to it any ingredient (sugar, food additives, flavorings etc.) other than honey. Its market price varies significantly according to several compositional and quality parameters that are not always visible or measurable without thorough analysis, giving room to ...

by AgroWeb on February 21, 2017

Amazing techniques to take advantage of Nettles

Stinging nettles are famously difficult to deal with, we mean, they are named stinging nettles for a reason: those nettles don't just scratch, they truly sting. Some people have more of a reaction that others, but they'll leave a rash on pretty much any human skin they touch. Luckily, they are easy to tame with a quick dip in boiling water, called blanching. To blanch stinging nettles, you can ...

by AgroWeb on February 20, 2017

Surprising Facts to Know about Dandelion Tea

Dandelion is used for the treatment of muscle aches, loss of appetite, upset stomach, intestinal gas, gallstones, joint pain, eczema and bruises. It also increases urine production and serves as a laxative to increase bowel movements. Some people use dandelion to treat infection, especially viral infections and even cancer. It’s also used as a skin toner, blood tonic and digestive tonic...

by AgroWeb on February 22, 2017

Medicinal Oils, Albania’s vanished tradition

Hundreds of hectares of land used for the cultivation of medicinal and aromatic plants make Albania leader in production and export of these natural riches. The sector of medicinal and aromatic plants generates about 18 million Euros from exports. It ranks as Albania’s second largest sector in terms of agricultural exports accounting for 19% of the country’s total exports. The need ...

by AgroWeb on February 25, 2017

Pear Juice for Life

Juicing pears extracts the minerals, vitamins and other phytonutrients, leaving you with a glass of juice nutritionally similar to a whole pear. Each glass of pear juice contains more than one serving of whole pears, so juicing pears provides more vitamins and minerals per serving than simply eating a whole pear. The pear juice has quite an important role in digestion. A single glass of pear ...

by AgroWeb on February 21, 2017

How does the kiwi fruit support our immune system

Vitamin C has been known to stimulate both the function and production of white blood cells (Leukocyte) which are part of our immune system. In particular, Neutrophil which destroys disease-causing agents, such as viruses or bacteria. Now known and commonly referred to as the Kiwi Fruit (Actinidia deliciosa), or Kiwi which was renamed in New Zealand after the native national symbol the "Kiwi ...

by AgroWeb on February 19, 2017

Fruits and Vegetables May Help Boost Mental Health

It is said that you are in the best of health only if you have a healthy body, mind and soul. These three components are essential in bringing a balance to your life and keep you happy and strong. While we commonly pay heed to our physical state of being, our mental health takes a back seat. Call it taboo or what, but must people shy away from discussing their mental state. In today's times, with ...

by AgroWeb on February 14, 2017

Smuggled peanuts pass border checkpoint in North Albania

 Three people were arrested at Murriqan border check point in Shkodër last night after a quantity of peanuts was allowed to get smuggled in Albania. Sources from Shkodër Police Unit report that the officer was arrested for allowing the goods passing without facing any custom control whatsoever. The police arrested also the Customs offcial of Murriqan customs, as well as the owner of...

by AgroWeb on February 18, 2017

Eat 3 dates daily and these 5 things will happen to your body

Dates are very good to eat. They are delicious and nutritious. Apart from the delightful flavor, they are incredibly healthy and confer a tremendous amount of health benefits on your body. They are a rich source of healthy fiber, minerals, and vitamins and can help relieve painful constipation and other intestinal complaints. And this is date season! Dates are the fruit of palm trees. Date ...

by AgroWeb on February 14, 2017

Albanians the biggest consumers of table olives, extra virgin goes to foreign market

Albania has an extraordinary potential for growing olives as it offers the best weather and soil conditions. A research conducted by AgroWeb.org , shows that while investments in increasing olive plantations and in processing industry are growing, the growth pace is still lagging regardless of these potentials. Therefore, our country compared to other Mediterranean countries, still has the ...

by AgroWeb on February 23, 2017

Qumështi i orizit - Risia e shëndetshme

Qumështi i orizit, njësoj si qumështi i sojës apo i bajameve është një produkt i sigurt për ata që vuajnë nga intoleranca e laktozës. Qumështi i orizit përmban pak yndyrë, gjë që e bën një zëvëndësues shumë të mirë të qumështit të zakonshëm. Çfarë...

by AgroWeb on February 16, 2017

Boost your health with carrot juice

Consuming carrot juice is one of the healthiest lifestyle choices probable. Carrot juice is recognized for beta carotene which provides the body Vitamin A, B Vitamins, Vitamin E and several minerals. The health advantages of drinking carrot juice are usually good prenatal health, eyesight, teeth and bones, liver and nails, hair and skin in addition to assisting in cancer prevention. Listed here ...

by AgroWeb on February 22, 2017

Spice up your life with celery juice

Celery juice is extremely healthy and one of the very most moisturizing foods we are able to put in the body. Since it is extremely alkalizing, it equalizes the body’s PH, that is essential for optimum health. In olden days, it absolutely was considered a medicinal herb utilized to deal with a number of health issues. The minerals and vitamins and nutrients are typically in perfect harmony ...

by AgroWeb on February 9, 2017

Living Smart, the Mediterranean Way of Being Albanian

Smart living gurus say it's easy: Eat more like a Mediterranean. Yes, your parents were right to push you to finish your veggies. The Mediterranean diet - one heavy on veggies, nuts and fruit, with limits on meat - is the way to go. Study after study has shown it is the key to help you live longer and puts you at a lower risk for cancer and cardiovascular diseases. It even keeps your brain younger...

by AgroWeb on February 24, 2017

Discover Elderberry for your health

Looking for a natural remedy that has a very long history of medicinal use? There’s evidence that the elderberry may have been cultivated by prehistoric man. Sambucus nigra is the full scientific name of the most common variety used for medicinal purposes. It’s a well-known and very used plant in Albania as well. There are also recipes for elderberry-based medications dating back to ...

by AgroWeb on February 16, 2017

How to grow Oregano at Home

Oregano is an herb commonly used in Albanian dishes. It is a hearty plant that provides lovely medicinal properties in addition to its uses in the kitchen. It can be grown both in your home and outside, which means that no matter where you live, with a little time and care; you could be enjoying fresh oregano of your own be it your garden or your balcony vases. Determining Your Method for Growing...

by AgroWeb on February 8, 2017

Albanian Dried Figs Dominate the Palate

Delicious, sweet fig fruit is one of the popular fruits enjoyed since ancient times. Fig is rich in natural health benefiting phyto-nutrients, anti-oxidants and vitamins. Dried figs, indeed, are highly concentrated source of minerals and vitamins. Botanically figs belong to the mulberry family (Moraceae), in the genus: Ficus. Scientific name: Ficus carica. Albania has a long tradition of ...

by AgroWeb on February 15, 2017

Walnut treats from Albanian Alps communities

Walnut paste is a delicious traditional Albanian dessert that is not well known across Albania, let alone the world. AgroWeb.org has recently found out about it and was shocked to discover that we were not the only one to be unaware of this dessert. The paste originated in the Mediterranean countries since the ancient times. It is a delicacy that can be found in the Northern Albania, which ...