Xarra

Xarra is a municipality of Saranda, Albania. The valley is well known for its citrus production. Currently Xarre has over 85 thousand trees and citruses in production, 75 thousand of which are manderines. The total production of manderines has grown from 2.480 metric tons in 2009, with 40.6 kg production per tree, to 8.100 metric tons in 2013, with average production 85 kg per tree. Positive results have been recorded also for the number of manderine cultivators, who have grown in number, from 59 to 269 cultivators. 90 percent of national production is covered by the Commune of Xarre

 

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Mandarins that Twinkle like Gold

by AgroWeb on December 14, 2015

Mandarins that Twinkle like Gold

That the world is orange shaped you learn in the first grades. Same is valid for Saranda of this mid-December with the only exception that locals here tend to relate more to mandarins which they keep in higher regard. Only 20 kilometers adrift of a quiet Saranda where not few live but no one is heard, your whole senses feel the mandarins. Only 20 minutes further on from one of Albania’s most...

Tangerine Festival in Xarre, Sarande

by AgroWeb on December 2, 2014

Tangerine Festival in Xarre, Sarande

Have you heard about the apples of Korca, the potatoes of Kukes or the olives of Berat? These are just few of the local products we are proud of! We suggest you try the tangerines of Xarra as well! When and Where? What is better than a big and joyful harvesting festival which promotes excellent local products? Do not miss celebrations of this years’ harvest at the annual Mandarin ...