by AgroWeb on June 23, 2017

Fresh or Boxed Pasta - A Magical Difference

A love’s journey begins through the stomach. Once there, it awakens the sense of taste. This is not a matter of hunger. It goes beyond that. It inspires a sense of pleasure that can’t seem to fade away. The Italian film director Federico Fellini once said that life is a combination of magic and pasta, underlining that the magic of pasta makes the latter one of the most favorite foods ...

by AgroWeb on June 22, 2017

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by AgroWeb on June 22, 2017

SuperFoods - What to know about Beetroot and Turnip Juices

Both beetroot and turnips are widely considered as superfoods due to the amazing benefits that they are naturally given. Following consumers can read about the most direct advantages they carry into the human body especially when they are taken as a juice. Beet root Beet root is another superpower food that prevents colon, stomach, lung, breast and prostate cancer. Playing an important role in ...

by AgroWeb on June 21, 2017

Lending to agriculture account for 1.5% of total

The agriculture sector continues to have a negligible share in the total loans to enterprises by 1.5% only due to the high risk associated with agricultural lending, the Bank of Albania said recently in its trend in lending report. Albanian government, in collaboration with the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) launched earlier this year the National Guarantee fund, a new ...

by AgroWeb on June 21, 2017

ProCredit Bank’s staff engages in clean-up mission of the coast

For many years, the ProCredit Bank’s staff has engaged in a voluntary basis to clean certain areas of Albania from waste. This year, ProCredit Bank chose Lalzit Bay as one of the most popular touristic areas during the summer season. All participants in the clean-up activity provided a contribution to cleanse the environment from the accumulated waste and delivered a positive example to the...

by AgroWeb on June 20, 2017

Washing Your Fruits and Vegetables Properly

Before you bite into fresh spring produce, make sure you get rid of germs and pesticides with these smart tips. The truth is, you don’t need detergent, bleach solutions or special sprays to properly clean produce. All you need is water. We promise it’s just for eliminating pesticide residues. How to properly clean fruits and veggies The best way to reduce the number of unwanted germs...

by AgroWeb on June 22, 2017

What Are the Benefits of Yogurt & Honey

There has been a lot of information regarding the health benefits of both honey and yogurt separately. But when you combine these two beneficial foods, what happens? These foods have benefits separately, and in combination, the two can work together for health. Honey: Use and Health Benefits Honey has long had a variety of uses other than as a sweetener. Before antibiotics were discovered, honey...

by AgroWeb on June 24, 2017

Top 10 Superfoods for Summer

Summer has arrived and everyone wants to enjoy this wonderful time of year. You can go swimming, trekking, camping, play around the beach and enjoy a night outside grilling some of your favorite foods. To be sure you can enjoy all the warm sunny days of summer, you’ll want to keep yourself free from common summer health problems, such as sun damage, dehydration, heat stroke and digestive ...

by AgroWeb on June 14, 2017

Dangers from consuming outdated ice cream

Food-borne illness or food poisoning is the primary danger of eating outdated ice cream; But the date on the container is not the only information you need to decide whether ice cream is safe to eat. It also matters how long ago it was purchased, when it was opened and how safely it has been stored. Potential Risks Bacterial contamination is the main danger posed by old ice cream. Foods spoiled ...

by AgroWeb on June 16, 2017

Juice to Strengthen Bones and Energize the Body

While bones are the hardest mineral substances in the body, they are also living, growing tissue. Healthy bones are also important for good posture to improve your appearance and keep you looking youthful for years. Along with strong bones, your body also needs ample energy to stay healthy and active. Without adequate energy, it can become impossible for you to complete even the easiest of tasks. ...

by AgroWeb on June 16, 2017

Elegant Combination of Balsamic Vinegar & Olive Oil

Balsamic vinegar and olive oil both contain antioxidants that may lower your risk of cardiovascular disease; otherwise, they have different nutritional strengths. Olive oil is a good source of vitamins K and E, as well as healthy unsaturated fats. Balsamic vinegar is low in calories and may help lower your blood sugar, according to experts of AgroWeb.org.  Basics Authentic balsamic vinegar ...

by AgroWeb on June 16, 2017

Know Why Vitamin K is Important and Where To Get It

Vitamin K, an essential fat-soluble vitamin, plays an important role in bone and heart health. According to AgroWeb.org experts, a deficiency in vitamin K can lead to defective blood clotting, increased bleeding and osteoporosis. Some of the signs and symptoms include easy bruising, oozing from the nose or gums, heavy menstrual periods, gastrointestinal bleeding, blood in the urine and excessive ...

by AgroWeb on June 8, 2017

Europe seeks for mini watermelons - Balkan countries for the big ones

Albania is one of the largest per capita consumer of watermelons in the world at 146.93 kg per person. The regional Balkan market currently dominates Albanian watermelon exports, but exports in European countries are increasing as well. Data shows that every day, about 600 tons of watermelon proceed from Divjaka collection points to the Balkan and European countries. Albanian farmers have ...

by AgroWeb on June 8, 2017

The Magnificent Properties of Fresh Albanian Figs

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. Completely developed and ripe fig features bell or pear shape with succulent juicy flesh inside.  Botanically figs belong to the mulberry family (Moraceae), in the genus: Ficus. Scientific name: Ficus carica. Fig tree is ...

by AgroWeb on June 8, 2017

Curative Delicacy - Jam from Pine Cones

Viscous and tarry, incredibly fragrant and tasty prophylactic from respiratory viral diseases is a jam from pine cones.  Many treat this jam as to a delicacy, which is on sale only in resort zones for fabulous money. But, it is possible to prepare easily in house conditions. It is best of all to cook this delicacy at the beginning of summer. Depending on climate, in different regions pine ...

by AgroWeb on June 8, 2017

Where Are the Fireflies of Albania?

Every time AgroWeb writes about fireflies, readers promptly comment about seeing fewer and fewer of the twinkling insects as the years go by. And we agree. We also remember pastime summers in the countryside where the nighttime air was so thick with the light of fireflies that it was nearly sufficient to illuminate the way in the dark. Noticing fewer fireflies? You’re not alone. What’...

by AgroWeb on June 8, 2017

Fresh Blackberries Juice Fantastic for Health

Blackberry juices not only delights the taste buds but also come with a number of health advantages as it contains nutrients that are helpful for the body. Blackberry juice drinks has been very useful for medical purposes that health experts are always advising it to their patients to aid in the treatment of certain illnesses. This healthy juice refreshment is enjoyed by people, young and adult ...

by AgroWeb on June 8, 2017

Albania’s First Organic Farm- A success story in the Northern Alps

Albania’s Northern Alps are famous for many reasons. Its wild nature and frozen streams. Spectacular views that have astonished many tourists who visited the country. Generous provider of sage, blueberries, thyme and it offers the largest unique chestnut trees in the Balkans. These Alps offer the most demanded medicinal plants whose values prevail over the rest. Above all, here you can find...

by AgroWeb on June 7, 2017

Honey and Hazelnuts: The Nutrition-Packed Combination

Honey and Hazelnuts are nature's original candy. Mix them together and you have the ultimate taste treat. The Hazelnuts soak up the sweet nectar of the Honey and the Honey absorbs naturally the nuttiness of the Hazelnuts. Eating a spoonful of honey-soaked hazelnuts has proved a healthy way to improve your cholesterol profile. Researchers suggest that honey and hazelnuts each have special ...

by AgroWeb on June 19, 2017

3 Restoring Season Juices

This season, everyone should focusing on fresh nutrients. The farmers markets’ stalls is loaded with little plants of the season – nettles, watercress, spinach – all these nutrient powerhouses, designed to restore our bodies, to nourish and energize your body. And then there are the fruits – berries, cherries, and strawberries – all tones of red and pink announcing ...