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Friday, 21.02.2020, 11:46
Provisional data of the Central Statistical Bureau (CSB) show that in 2019 the highest harvested production of grain was recorded – 3.2 mln t, which is 1.1 mln t or 1.5 times more than a year ago. The average grain yield per one hectare reached 42.6 ql., which is the second highest grain yield in the history of Latvia (44.9 ql. were harvested in 2015). Exports of grain reached the record amount as well – 2.8 mln t or EUR 518 mln.
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Overumans Fisk AB, subsidiary of listed Estonian fish products seller PRFoods AS, has obtained an approval to establish an additional fish farm in the Vasterbotten region of Sweden, PRFoods informed the stock exchange.
AmberBirch veneer manufacturer has started selling its products in South East Asia and will soon start shipping products also to clients in European countries, LETA was told at the company.
Estonian craft beer maker Tanker Brewery, which on Tuesday launched a crowdfunding campaign on the Funderbeam platform, had surpassed the campaign's 100,000-euro minimum target by 85,000 euros by the afternoon informed LETA/BNS.
Lithuania's fertilizer producers – the Jonava based nitrogen fertilizer producer Achema and the Kedainiai-based phosphorus fertilizer producer Lifosa – are concerned that the ongoing fertilizer market probe in Ukraine could negatively effect their exports to this country, informed LETA/BNS.
In the first ten months of 2019, Latvia exported EUR 2.189 bn worth of forestry products, which is an decrease of 1 % against the same period a year ago, according to information released by the Agriculture Ministry writes LETA.
Estonian craft beer brewer Põhjala Brewery opened a pop-up bar in Beijing for two months, selling only craft beer from the Põhjala Brewery. The bar sells ten different Põhjala beers from barrels and the selection changes constantly. Põhjala Brewery entered the world's largest beer market in 2016 and the company is testing the market for further expansion plans.