by AgroWeb on February 20, 2017

Surprising Facts to Know about Dandelion Tea

Dandelion is used for the treatment of muscle aches, loss of appetite, upset stomach, intestinal gas, gallstones, joint pain, eczema and bruises. It also increases urine production and serves as a laxative to increase bowel movements. Some people use dandelion to treat infection, especially viral infections and even cancer. It’s also used as a skin toner, blood tonic and digestive tonic...

by AgroWeb on February 19, 2017

Fruits and Vegetables May Help Boost Mental Health

It is said that you are in the best of health only if you have a healthy body, mind and soul. These three components are essential in bringing a balance to your life and keep you happy and strong. While we commonly pay heed to our physical state of being, our mental health takes a back seat. Call it taboo or what, but must people shy away from discussing their mental state. In today's times, with ...

by AgroWeb on February 14, 2017

Smuggled peanuts pass border checkpoint in North Albania

 Three people were arrested at Murriqan border check point in Shkodër last night after a quantity of peanuts was allowed to get smuggled in Albania. Sources from Shkodër Police Unit report that the officer was arrested for allowing the goods passing without facing any custom control whatsoever. The police arrested also the Customs offcial of Murriqan customs, as well as the owner of...

by AgroWeb on February 18, 2017

Eat 3 dates daily and these 5 things will happen to your body

Dates are very good to eat. They are delicious and nutritious. Apart from the delightful flavor, they are incredibly healthy and confer a tremendous amount of health benefits on your body. They are a rich source of healthy fiber, minerals, and vitamins and can help relieve painful constipation and other intestinal complaints. And this is date season! Dates are the fruit of palm trees. Date ...

by AgroWeb on February 14, 2017

Albanians the biggest consumers of table olives, extra virgin goes to foreign market

Albania has an extraordinary potential for growing olives as it offers the best weather and soil conditions. A research conducted by AgroWeb.org , shows that while investments in increasing olive plantations and in processing industry are growing, the growth pace is still lagging regardless of these potentials. Therefore, our country compared to other Mediterranean countries, still has the ...

by AgroWeb on February 16, 2017

Boost your health with carrot juice

Consuming carrot juice is one of the healthiest lifestyle choices probable. Carrot juice is recognized for beta carotene which provides the body Vitamin A, B Vitamins, Vitamin E and several minerals. The health advantages of drinking carrot juice are usually good prenatal health, eyesight, teeth and bones, liver and nails, hair and skin in addition to assisting in cancer prevention. Listed here ...

by AgroWeb on February 9, 2017

Living Smart, the Mediterranean Way of Being Albanian

Smart living gurus say it's easy: Eat more like a Mediterranean. Yes, your parents were right to push you to finish your veggies. The Mediterranean diet - one heavy on veggies, nuts and fruit, with limits on meat - is the way to go. Study after study has shown it is the key to help you live longer and puts you at a lower risk for cancer and cardiovascular diseases. It even keeps your brain younger...

by AgroWeb on February 16, 2017

How to grow Oregano at Home

Oregano is an herb commonly used in Albanian dishes. It is a hearty plant that provides lovely medicinal properties in addition to its uses in the kitchen. It can be grown both in your home and outside, which means that no matter where you live, with a little time and care; you could be enjoying fresh oregano of your own be it your garden or your balcony vases. Determining Your Method for Growing...

by AgroWeb on February 8, 2017

Albanian Dried Figs Dominate the Palate

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. Dried figs, indeed, are highly concentrated source of minerals and vitamins. Botanically figs belong to the mulberry family (Moraceae), in the genus: Ficus. Scientific name: Ficus carica. Albania has a long tradition of ...

by AgroWeb on February 15, 2017

Walnut treats from Albanian Alps communities

Walnut paste is a delicious traditional Albanian dessert that is not well known across Albania, let alone the world. AgroWeb.org has recently found out about it and was shocked to discover that we were not the only one to be unaware of this dessert. The paste originated in the Mediterranean countries since the ancient times. It is a delicacy that can be found in the Northern Albania, which ...

by AgroWeb on February 9, 2017

Aloe vera and garlic top herbal charts

Aloe vera, garlic and green tea are the most popular herbal medicines used by consumers, according to a new study. The study conducted by RMIT University in Australia surveyed several thousands of people on their use of the 24 most common medicinal herbs. The study found that 22.6% of participants had used at least one of the herbs in the past 12 months, with the highest use among 35 to 54 year-...

by AgroWeb on February 8, 2017

Smart Work Pays off at the Biggest Agro Market in Elbasan

500 new jobs. The biggest market in the area with a Eur 2.2 Million investment value. High European standards. 100 agribusinesses within the market. Aiming an investment of $1,9 Million for implementing 100% energy from solar panel system and a dedicated distribution and collection center for export purposes worth $0.9 Million. Just a simple fact checking! It’s not an electoral campaign ...

by AgroWeb on February 7, 2017

Albanians spend 1,7% of food budget for Citrus

Last year, consumer spending for citrus had a direct contribution of 1.7% in the budget dedicated to food and non-alcoholic drinks. According to data published by the Institute of Statistics (INSTAT), the largest contribution within this category remains costs for oranges and mandarins, namely around 50% of the overall expenditure. According to ATA, even the vegetable yield scored a rise. The ...

by AgroWeb on February 6, 2017

The Uniquely Amazing Benefits of Pomegranate Tea

Pomegranate tea is very successfully used in diseases of the stomach and bowel, it is fresh and it flushes and removes toxins and other poisons away from the organism. Pomegranate tea also injects freshness to the human mind. Pomegranate flowers contain tannin and styptic properties of tonic. It is a remedy very much recommended to relieve abdominal pain, hemorrhage, hemorrhoids, and for gargling...

by AgroWeb on February 20, 2017

Lettuce explained - Types, Benefits and Facts

Egyptians were the ones who firstly cultivated lettuce. Later on it was cultivated by the Romans and Egyptians. It is used as a medicine for treating disturbed blood pressure, insomnia, loss of appetite, tonic for digestive system and intestines. The dried latex of lettuce is used as a sedative, anodyne, nasal drops and an anti-spasmodic. All types of lettuce are cultivated widely in Albania. Most...

by AgroWeb on February 17, 2017

Health benefits of Aloe vera oil

This essential oil is made by combining the Aloe vera plant with a fatty oil. The majority of the health advantages offered by aloe vera originate from its water-retaining, fleshy leaves– particularly the nutrient-rich gel obtained from them. It’s usually the leaves or gel which is used to make the oil. The Ancient Egyptians highly valued the plant like a cure for infections, rashes, ...

by AgroWeb on February 3, 2017

Chinese companies exporting Blue Strawberry Seeds

The latest novel product is coming from China and they call it - The Blue Strawberry. Chinese scientists have taken the red garden variety Fragaria x ananassa and genetically modified it. But we’re not talking about a simple GMO fruit or vegetable. The Chinese claim is that scientists have injected the plants’ seeds with certain genes coming from an arctic fish called Liopsetta ...

by AgroWeb on February 3, 2017

Vegetables rationed in Europe as crisis hits supermarkets

The famous Albanian ‘tallon’ of communism era is back. But paradoxically in the EU countries. Supermarket giant Tesco has rationed customers to three iceberg lettuces per visit, blaming poor growing conditions in Europe for a shortage in UK stores. Morrisons has also limited shoppers to three heads of broccoli and three iceberg lettuces, the Daily Mail said. According to AgroWeb.org ...

by AgroWeb on February 21, 2017

The Freshest and Greenest Garlics of Albanian Soil

Green garlic is the younger garlic that is collected prior to the clove has started to mature. It is very often found on the Albanian farmers’ market early in the year. The taste of green garlic remains garlicky yet is a lot more moderate along with a lesser nasty bite and it is a great choice for a green vegetable. Whenever cooked, the green garlic sweetens, lending a brand new layer of ...

by AgroWeb on February 2, 2017

Albania central bank holds rates, promises more stimulus

Albania's central bank held its key benchmark rate at a record low of 1.25 percent on Wednesday and promised to continue providing economic stimulus until October to support investments and consumption. The bank, which has cut the rate from 6.25 percent at the end of 2008, expects average annual inflation of 2.3 percent in 2017, slightly below the bank's target of 3 percent but up from 1.3 percent...