Caucasus Flavors tasting held in Yerevan

Caucasus Flavors tasting held in Yerevan

YEREVAN, July 11. /ARKA/. A tasting of joint wine, tea, cheese and honey products from Caucasus manufacturers was held in Yerevan on Thursday.

Five brands from the South Caucasus, the Caucasian Tea, Caucasian Honey, Caucasian Cheese, Caucasian Herbal Tea and Caucasian Bouquet (wine) were presented at the tasting.

These brands were created initiated by the Caucasian Business and Development Network that held the tasting supported by the International Alert peacekeeping organization.

Vice-speaker of the Armenian parliament Hermine Naghdalyan prasied the manufacturers for the quality and the taste of the products and welcomed the key idea of the event – establishing peace and working together in the conditions of unresolved conflicts.

The vice-speaker told participants what they were doing was a great deed.

“Caucasian tea, Caucasian cheese and wine – it is way to the big and peaceful Caucasian home, it is a real peacekeeping’, she said at the opening of the fair.

The fair showcased wines from Armenia, Georgia and Abkhazia, cheese made from milk from Kars, Shirak and Javakhetia, honey from Nagorno-Karabakh, Armenia, Abkhazia and Azerbaijan.

Armenia’s ministry of agriculture provided its support to the project. Head of fish farming and beekeeping department at the ministry Tigran Alexanyan expressed his gratitude to the initiators and the willingness to do their best to support good deeds.

Head of Sukhumi office of the Caucasian Business and Development Network Yulia Gumba said the ‘Caucasian Brands’ project was launched 10 years ago and a number of various events was held in the South Caucasus countries, Georgia, Nagorno-Karabakh, Abkhazia in particular, since then.

‘Our aim is not the business for the sake of business. The most important is the peacekeeping function’, she said.

The Caucasian Business and Development Network is a regional organization of likeminded people who get economic actors and business communities across the South Caucasus involved in their initiatives for consolidating the trust and mutual understanding. –0--

14:23 11.07.2014

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