by AgroWeb on May 27, 2017

How to grow Amazing Roses at Home

Once you've picked out the types of roses you want to plant, decide in what form you want to buy them. Bare roots are the roots of roses that are planted directly into the ground. You can also buy young roses that have already been planted in a small pot, and transplant them to the ground or another pot. Either type may be purchased in a nursery. Roses are planted in spring, giving them time to ...

by AgroWeb on May 26, 2017

Plastic Rise - Statement by the Embassy of China in Albania

Following some recent publications on international media such as the BBC and the European Union's reports on the risk of plastic rice from China, and its coverage at AgroWeb.org, the Chinese Embassy in Albania referring to a statement from the Ministry of Commerce of the People's Republic of China, declares that, Government of China pays great attention to the quality and safety of rice exported...

by AgroWeb on May 26, 2017

50,7 % of Albanian Employees Work in Agriculture

The sector of agriculture and services record the highest percentage of employees. The figures published by Statistics Institute, INSTAT, show that in 2016, 50,7 % of labor force are employees in agriculture, forestry and fishery and 17,8 % are clerks and employees of sales and services. Agriculture remains one of the most potential sectors in Albania. Agriculture as the main source of employment...

by AgroWeb on May 26, 2017

Black Cherries for Wonderful Well Being

Black cherries are one of the most popular sweet cherry varieties produced in Albania. Black cherry, or prunus serotina rosaceae, is part of the rose family. The skin of this sweet cherry is a deep burgundy, almost black in color. Other black, sweet cherry varieties include Sam, Schmidt, Ulster, Vista, Black Republican and Black Tartarian. The recommended serving size of fresh black cherries is ...

by AgroWeb on May 25, 2017

Albania launches probe on use of palm oil in dairy industry

Albanian authorities have launched a probe on the use of palm oil in dairy product in the country. The investigation was driven by concerns made public by Fiks Fare show at Top Channel, which revealed that palm oil was used in dairy products. Labels of the analyzed samples did not contain information on the palm oil used for the product. Albania’s National Food Authority announced that it ...

by AgroWeb on May 27, 2017

Rosemary Tea - The Hot and Cold Benefits

The history of rosemary tea is as old as the rosemary plant. The rosemary herb was used since the ancient times for strengthening the memory of a person. Rosemary was also considered as a cure for poor digestion, muscle aches and joint disorders. Salicylic acid – Salicylic acid is present in the tea which is forerunner of aspirin. That’s why the tea is commonly and effectively used ...

by AgroWeb on May 23, 2017

The Magic World Of Colorful Carnations

With a history that dates back more than 2,000 years, it's not surprising that carnations are rich with symbolism and mythology. Today, carnations can be found in a wide range of colors, and while in general they express love, fascination and distinction, virtually every color carries a unique and rich association. White carnations suggest pure love and good luck, light red symbolizes ...

by AgroWeb on May 23, 2017

Benefits of Apple Vinegar and Honey

Apple cider vinegar and honey are two amazing natural substances that have many health benefits. In their unprocessed, raw form, both honey and ACV can treat a wide range of health issues. By combining them together, you boost the health benefits of these two natural remedies. What’s more, the addition of sweet honey to the apple cider vinegar makes drinking it more palatable. According to ...

by AgroWeb on May 24, 2017

Amazing Uses for Lemons At Home

Lemon juice is an acid, a natural disinfectant, and a nutritional powerhouse. Its scent is perfect for humans, but a deterrent for pests. It helps preserve food and can easily replace harsh chemical-based ingredients. HOME & CLEANING 1. Clean Cutting Boards, Rolling Pins, Salad Bowls, and More. Cutting boards and other wooden kitchen products are germ, and funky smell, hotbeds. Lemons to ...

by AgroWeb on May 23, 2017

Albania's quality agroproducts are building a reputation abroad

‘Made in Albania’ products making it to the stands of U.S. supermarkets! This is the ultimate American Dream to Albanians, but is also the Albanian Reality to the Americans. While visiting Albania, David Reside, Division Chief, Office of Europe and Eurasia Country Affairs is optimistic and encouraging to Albanian agribusinesses. He describes them as impressive and amazing. “I am...

by AgroWeb on May 22, 2017

Prolong Your Fruit and Veg Life and Avoid Risks

We all know that one bad apple spoils the whole barrel. But did you know that even a good apple as it ripens will ruin a watermelon stored next to it? It is just one example of how certain types of fruit or vegetable can make others go off too quickly with costly consequences for shoppers. Keeping certain fruit and veg together it's so wrong - and could lead to unnecessary wastage as a result. ...

by AgroWeb on May 22, 2017

Why You Should Lock your Kitchen after Dinner

Kitchen and refrigerator are places where our cravings are satisfied. Food is a vital part of human life. We get calories and burning those supplies us with energy. You can visit your kitchen during daytime for some 5-6 small chunks of meal, but it is better to stay away from the kitchen at night. The reason is simple enough. Don’t eat late at night. Eating late at night may be a ...

by AgroWeb on May 22, 2017

Kosova Flija Represents Albanian Cuisine in Food Fest

FlijaFest will start on May 21 at the Göktürk Picnic Area in Bayrampaşa district of Istanbul. This festival is where one of the most distinctive foods of Kosovo cuisine, flija, is prepared in a four-hour process and presented. Flija, a traditional pastry which requires an exhausting preparation process, is a representation of the remembrance of the hard times the Kosovar people have ...

by AgroWeb on May 22, 2017

Blueberries and Raspberries to Cultivate in Albania Low Lands

USAID Albania AAC Lushnja specialists helped farmers in Kafaraj, Fier to plant raspberries and blueberries plants. The purpose of the trials is to evaluate blueberry and raspberry production in order to diversify production. USAID is helping farmers to introduce local berry production to compete with pricey imports. The USAID Albania economic growth programs for the Albanian agriculture sector ...

by AgroWeb on May 21, 2017

Beetroots - The Natural Products of Living Well

Beetroots are a very interesting root vegetable. Its vibrant red color makes you easily believe we are talking about passion fruit. However after you read about the nutritional values and benefits of beets you might definitely be passionate about this super root. Beets are tiny but they do a great job in the treatment of anemia, indigestion, constipation, piles, kidney disorders, dandruff, gall ...

by AgroWeb on May 19, 2017

Several toxic products that are poisoning your family

Toxins in Personal Care Products It can be difficult to recognize most of the ingredients listed in many of our personal hygiene products. For example, hairspray and nail polish usually contain phthalate, which is linked to shorten attention span and impaired social interactions in children. Toothpaste often contains fluoride (a neurotoxin) and shampoos and other children’s body products ...

by AgroWeb on May 21, 2017

The Citrus Honey Specs and Benefits

Why citrus? Why not orange honey, or lemon honey? What is citrus honey meaning? Well, we use this terminology for 2 reasons: 1. Because usually there is not only one specific orchard. Different species, hybrids, varieties and cultivars of citrus are all common to Mediterranean countries. They are cultivated for the production of fruits and aromatic essences and are placed next to each other. All ...

by AgroWeb on May 15, 2017

Tons of Brazilian Chicken Meat Affected by Salmonella Seized at the Albanian Port of Durrës

A 26-tonne chicken load from Brazil, which has resulted in Salmonella's content, has also arrived in Albania. This news comes after the release of some articles by AgroWeb.org about the meat risk from Brazil and its blockage in several European countries, where it also talked about a real risk to the Albanian consumer. Today the Albanian Food Control Authority AKU announces that it has recently ...

by AgroWeb on May 16, 2017

Chestnut Honey - The Darkest Yet Brightest Honey

The chestnut tree belongs to the same family as beeches and oaks. For thousands of years the chestnut was a primary source of nutrition in the mountainous areas of the Mediterranean where grains did not grow well. The primary honey producer, the sweet chestnut tree (Castanea sativa) is common in Europe as well as in Albania. Chestnut honey has a strong aromatic taste and a slightly bitter after ...

by AgroWeb on May 18, 2017

The Royal Quince Jam of Albanian Tradition

 Quince jam is a traditional Albanian sweet specialty and very easy to make. And that's a good thing, considering how hard it is to find good quince preserves in the local stores! Quinces are an old time fruit, related to apples and pears, and like them has a fruit, which is bright golden yellow, when mature. Most varieties of quince are hard, astringent and sour to eat raw unless ripened ...