by AgroWeb on February 4, 2017

Savoy Cabbage - The curly cabbage

Savoy cabbage (Brassica oleracea var. sabauda L. Capitata Group) is a kind of cabbage which is also known as. Its leaves are bluish to green colored. Savoy cabbage needs well drained soil in a cool climate to grow. It is native to Coastal Southern and Western Europe. It was originated about 1000 BC in Western Asia and Europe. Around 16th century Savoy was sophisticated. Savoy cabbage is the plant ...

by AgroWeb on February 10, 2017

Are Baby Carrots as Healthful as Other Carrots?

The popular bags of small carrots you find in some grocery stores — often labeled “cut and peeled baby carrots” or “baby style” — are basically just as nutritious as other carrots. They are just regular carrots that have been peeled, washed and chopped into two-inch pieces to create easy-to-eat finger food. Often a slender, slightly sweeter carrot is used to ...

by AgroWeb on January 31, 2017

Food control labs - Vital to consumers

Monitoring farm health is crucial for farmers and vital to customers. Oftentimes, in Albania due to the lack of appropriate labs the agriculture industry suffers from different diseases diagnosed too late causing food safety scandals. Albanian consumers often complain saying that Government institutions should play a major role in helping farmers and all government labs have to be updated top face...

by AgroWeb on February 15, 2017

Broccoli rabe, one of its own kind

Spicy, zesty broccoli rabe is one of the favorite Mediterranean greens commonly featuring in Italian and French cuisine cultivated also in Albania. Albanian broccoli rabe are mostly naturally grown as some farmers are certified for cultivating organic broccoli rabe. Its greens recognized as rapini, raab, turnip rabe, rapine, Italian or Chinese broccoli etc. It features small, broccoli like ...

by AgroWeb on February 12, 2017

Persimmon Vinegar Health Benefits and Preparations

Persimmon vinegar may not be popular in Albania but in most Asian countries, it’s a high-demand health food that can be prepared in different ways. On its own, persimmon fruit is a rich source of vitamin A, B6, and C. It’s packed with essential minerals like calcium, magnesium, phosphorus, and potassium as well as fiber. It’s also low in calories and virtually no fat content so ...

by AgroWeb on January 30, 2017

Greece detains Chinese Groundnuts record-high in aflatoxin

Greek authorities have blocked a shipment of groundnuts from China, which contains the historical record of aflatoxin. On 27 January 2017, the State Inspectorate for Product Quality Control of Greece has notified all European Union countries that the cargo of peanuts contained 20 times more aflatoxin than the allowed level norm of the EU. The cargo of dangerous Chinese peanuts arrived in the ...

by AgroWeb on February 10, 2017

Outstanding Benefits of Orange Essential Oil

There are few things better than the aroma of someone peeling an orange. Orange is well known for its mood lifting, immune stimulating, antibacterial, and cleansing properties. But orange essential oil is amazing for so much more! Orange (Citrus sinensis) essential oil is a time-tested remedy going back thousands of years. The people of China, India, the Middle East, and the Mediterranean have ...

by AgroWeb on January 31, 2017

Amazing benefits of Goji Berries

Goji berries, a fruit that comes from the Lycium barbarum plant, have been used as a traditional medicine for general health, and recent studies suggest there is real evidence for its purported benefits. Many types of berries offer beneficial antioxidants that protect the body against chronic disease, and goji berries may contain additional properties to improve eye health. These shrivelled red ...

by AgroWeb on February 18, 2017

Surprisingly Unique Pickled Ginger

Ginger truly does top the list of effective natural home remedies. Being used throughout history by different cultures around the world, ginger harnesses an incredible healing power proven for a host of ailments. The spice is packed with essential nutrients and rejuvenating compounds. AgroWeb.org will show you an unusual recipe of pickled ginger for all Albanian pickle lovers. These homemade ...

by AgroWeb on January 26, 2017

Market Guide - Broccoli twice more expensive, garlic imported from China

Albanian market is still furnished from the local suppliers and traditional foreign regions. Regarding fruits and vegetables, regions such as Lushnje, Saranda and Korça continue to maintain the main weigh, while regarding to foreign countries, Greece continues to be the main partner. According to Tirana Agro-Market and its wholesale prices, Lushnja remains a potential supplier of agro-...

by AgroWeb on February 5, 2017

Alien creatures in the Adriatic Sea

Nearly 91 unknown species and creatures have been found in four Italian ports in the Adriatic: Trieste, Venice, Ankona and Bari. The fishing industry has reiterated its concerns about several derangements in the underwater world, which now make a lot of sense. These creatures that have been recently discovered, accompany merchant ships coming from Australia and Asia. Current observations have ...

by AgroWeb on January 24, 2017

Surprising Benefits of Nettle Tea

Although not the first type of tea that many people choose, nettle tea is a delicious and beneficial beverage that can ease pain, soothe allergies, improve the immune system, protect the heart, optimize digestion, relieve inflammation and heal the skin, among others.Nettle is a well-known wild plant in Albania usually used in culinary for making the famous pie with nettles. Found in Europe, and ...

by AgroWeb on January 24, 2017

Increase of imports from Germany, Italy and China, exports to Kosova droop down

On December 2016 the value of exports was 22 billion lekë, increasing by 22.5 % compared with the same period of previous year and decreasing by 4.5 % compared with November 2016. According to INSTAT report, the value of imports in December 2016, was 56 billion lekë, increasing by 4.4 % compared with the same period of previous year and by 12.1 % compared with November 2016. This month ...

by AgroWeb on February 13, 2017

The Amazing Flavor of Black Lemons

Black lime is also known Dried Lime or Black Lemon, is a lime that have lost their water content, usually after having spent a majority of their drying time in the sun. They are used, whole, sliced or ground, as a spice in many international dishes. Black limes are small, and are just as the name suggests: black. Fresh limes are boiled in salt water, or brine, and then set out to dry in the sun. ...

by AgroWeb on February 16, 2017

White Horehound

White horehound is the common name of Marrubium vulgare, a small flowering perennial plant that looks a great deal like mint, and is a part of the same family. It also boasts many of the same health benefits as other members of the family, making it an important plant in a number of traditional medicinal practices. The flowers of this plant are white and can also be used, along with the leaves, in...

by AgroWeb on January 24, 2017

Albanian Citrus and Vegetables Appeals European Markets

Albanian citrus and vegetables grasp the crown of exports to regional and European markets. Production and export of citrus from the Konispol area has been increasing over the past three years, starting with 1,100 tons of exports from 10,000 tons of production in 2014 reaching 5,560 tons of exports from 16,000 tons in the last season production. According to the latest data gathered by AAC-...

by AgroWeb on February 20, 2017

How to Dry Apples at Home

Making apple rings in the oven is one of those super easy, hands-off recipes. Peel, core and slice apples, sprinkle on some cinnamon, place on cooling racks and pop them in the oven for several hours. Yes, that’s it. While they’re drying in the oven, you can be doing your chores, helping the kids with homework or just read a book. Ingredients 5 Apples 1/4 cup lemon juice 1 tsp ...

by AgroWeb on January 29, 2017

Benefits of Albanian Mountain Tea

Albanian mountain tea is made from the leaves of plants from the Sideritis species. An herbal tea, Albanian mountain tea has been drunk for its health benefits for centuries. Sideritis Raeseri mountain tea is a naturally caffeine-free herbal tea infusion made from the dried flowers, leaves and stems of the Sideritis plant, which flourishes throughout high elevations in the mountains of Albania. ...

by AgroWeb on February 20, 2017

The Healing Miracle of Arugula and Broccoli Juice

Even the worst sickness can be destroyed by an incredible and completely natural juice recipe. However, scientists have figured out how to counteract the illness with entirely natural products. The unique juice recipe made of incredible natural substances of fruits, vegetables, roots of plants and herbs, helps you to fight all the diseases. The method is fully healthy and did not cause any toxic ...

by AgroWeb on February 4, 2017

The Thyme Cure For Your Cough

The winter cold season brings with it various miseries—including bronchitis, an inflammation of the bronchial tubes or bronchi. These medium and large sized passageways carry air from the trachea to the lungs, and when they become inflamed—typically as a result of either a cold or flu—the result is acute bronchitis. Chronic or persistent bronchitis is most often caused by ...