by AgroWeb on February 22, 2017

Raspberry Leaf - “The Woman’s Herb”, but not only

When I think of one taste that defines my childhood, it would be raspberries. I remember picking them in our garden and eating handfuls of them instead of filling the basket, as I was supposed to. I remember sitting on the terrace and drinking delicious tea made of fresh red raspberry leaves. Somehow over time the taste of raspberry leaf tea stopped being associated with summer, but with winter ...

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 25, 2017

Dried Flakes - The Novel Use of Spinach

As the famous cartoon sailor Popeye taught us in childhood, spinach is truly a nutrition-packed power green. You can look to Spinach as a source of chlorophyll and antioxidants, vitamins A, C, E, K, B2, and B6, magnesium, manganese, folate, iron, calcium, potassium, folic acid, phosphorus, zinc, niacin, selenium, omega-3 fatty acids, and the list goes on and on! This dense combination of vitamins...

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 ...

by AgroWeb on January 20, 2017

Albania among countries with the highest limit level of aflatoxin in Europe

Albania is among few countries in the world with the highest limit level of aflatoxin allowed in food products. Announced, but not taken seriously. And is not the first time that the Albanian authorities remain indifferent to food risks, coming from import. It’s the case of peanuts, a product widely consumed by Albanians. A month ago, AgroWeb.org announced that Croatian Food Quality Control ...

by AgroWeb on January 20, 2017

Frosts in Europe - Golden opportunity for Albanian Exports

Bad weather in Italy and Spain is likely to significantly increase the price of vegetables across northern Europe. Suppliers say that a combination of flooding, cold weather and poor light levels had created a "perfect storm" of poor growing conditions. Courgettes and lettuces are likely to be much pricier, according to suppliers. Poor planting conditions could also affect prices at ...

by AgroWeb on February 2, 2017

Dried Mushrooms - Super Rich in Flavor and Taste

Although mushrooms can be found in the produce section of the grocery, they are neither a fruit nor a vegetable. Mushrooms are not technically plants, however, the benefits of mushrooms are huge. They have a great deal of nutritional value, are full of micronutrients, and we do consider them among the best foods. But do you know that even dried mushrooms are a great choice Dried mushrooms are ...

by AgroWeb on January 27, 2017

Jujube Tea for A Strong Immunity Boost

Jujube tea is an herbal tea prepared from the sweet, fleshy jujube fruits. It is enriched with loads of vitamins and nutrients. It contains natural sugar, vitamin A, B1, B2 and C and is commonly used to treat various health ailments, ranging from sore throat to anemia. For centuries jujube fruits have been used for various medicinal purposes, especially in the Asian traditional medicine. Because ...

by AgroWeb on February 1, 2017

Olive Colors - Black Versus Green

Are you a green-olive or a black-olive person? This is one of those mysterious dividing lines, like the gulf between lovers of milk and dark chocolate. Such choices feel as personal as the music we listen to or the perfume we wear. Yet our preferences are also shaped by fashion. With olives, there has been a notable shift greenwards. Black vs. Green Olives Olives have been known for centuries ...

by AgroWeb on January 19, 2017

2016 was the hottest year on record - again

Last year was officially the Earth's warmest since record-keeping began in the 1880s, the World Meteorological Organization announced Wednesday morning. That means 2016 set a global heat record for the third year in a row according to NOAA and NASA, who held a joint press conference on Wednesday to discuss the record. Climate scientists say greenhouse gas pollution, which humans are creating ...

by AgroWeb on February 9, 2017

Benefits of Albanian pigweed

Pigweed or Amaranth (Amaranthus retroflexus) is a genus of plants native to Europe, the Americas, Africa and Asia. It’s very well-known in Albania, especially in the South areas, as locals use it for salads. It can grow in many soil types, and most if not all members of the genus have edible leaves, roots, seeds. This article of AgroWeb.org, focuses on the Albanian variety of Amaranthus. ...