Yield in sugar dry bean specific to Çamoluk district of Giresun province is expected to reach 100 tons this year.
Çamoluk Chamber of Agriculture Chairman Ali Tatar told Anadolu Agency (AA) reporter they will begin harvesting the geographically indicated sugar dry beans produced by traditional methods next month.
Stating that dry beans received a geographical indication two years ago, Tatar stated that the works continue for the development of organic cultivation as well as the spreading of the production area in the district.
Explaining that 235 hectares of natural production area has been created in the region within the scope of “Development of Organic Production in Organic Basins” carried out by the Giresun Agriculture and Forestry Directorate, Tatar said, “We are in high demand from our farmers. We plan to harvest 50 tons of organic dry beans this year.”
Pointing out that there are 100 tons of product expectations this year, Tatar added, “We realized 50 tons of product harvest last year. Our target this year is to double this number.”