Association "Caucasnut" was established in January 2020, and It brings together 8 cooperatives and 1 informal group from Samegrelo and Imereti regions.
Association Caucasnut works with 700 farmers in western Georgia who makes hazelnut plantations organic and UTZ / Rainforest Managed in accordance with Alliance standards. Members of the Association "Caucasnut" increase in quantity and production potential by 20-30% annually Plans.
The association received UTZ / Rainforest Alliance certification for 612 farmers, and EU-recognized organic group certificates For 195 farmers.
Production capacity of the association "Caucasnut" at this stage is about 1300 tons of nuts, and about 500 tons will be bio-certified.
Also It should be noted, that Association "Caucasnut" participated in the online exhibition "Biofach 2021" And plans with its own certified production line, independently ensure the delivery of certified nuts to the European market.
Association "Caucasnut" uses the group certification system of the Association of Organic Farms "Elkana" and ensures the traceability of manufactured products at all levels of the manufacturing chain.
Georgia, Germany, Greece, Italy