Marketing groups from Vardenis visited Syunik NGO to meet farmers and to have practical training on drying fruits

On July 8, farmers from Vardenis marketing groups had a visit to Syunik NGO dealing with drying fruits. The visit was organized in the frame of Horticulture Market Development project in Gegharkunik and Vayots Dzor Marzes. Participants had an opportunity to see the advantages and perspectives of drying fruits. Production stages starting from storage of fresh fruits up to dried fruits were presented during the training. Solar dryers, as well as electric and gas-working dryers were shown to the farmers. The participants had the opportunity to see the process of drying apricots and cherries and received answers to all their questions. During the visit, Vardenis farmers had a profitable offer to supply the necessary quantity of “forest beauty” pear in the autumn.