Unique variety of coffee capsules, carefully crafted for every taste and occasion

Unique variety of coffee capsules, carefully crafted for every taste and occasion

Loan Amount

€ 2,940,506.26

Grant amount

€ 441,075.94

Invested in

State-of-the-art production building and coffee processing machinery

EU Directives met

Regulation on food safety and environmental sustainability

Primary Energy Savings:

 

GHG Savings:

 

Energy Saving Ratio:

34 MWh/year

 

3 t CO2/year

 

 

35.2%

 

The first ever Georgian coffee brand LTD MEAMA was established in 2016. The goal of the company is to offer consumers high quality coffee, packed in coffee capsules, which will be processed in Georgia using modern equipment and technologies. The company intends to supply Georgian market as well as export its products in Azerbaijan, Armenia, Ukraine and Kazakhstan.

In order to achieve the aspiration to become the best-in-class coffee capsule producer, the company has decided to invest state-of-the art production building and in high-tech production machinery for capsule coffee processing.

The investment was carried out with support of EU4Business-EBRD Credit Line loan and apart from the financial support the company received free-of-charge technical expertise from the team of international experts on the optimization of the investment and the production process.

After the successful project verification LTD MEAMA received 15% of the loan amount as a grant cashback, funded under the EU4Business initiative of the European Union.

With the investment, the company now meets a wide variety of European standards, including:

    • Directive 2014/35/EU on the harmonisation of the laws of the Member States relating to the making available on the market of electrical equipment designed for use within certain voltage limits.
    • Directive 2006/42/EC on machinery and amending Directive 95/16/EC (recast) Directive 2014/30/EU on the harmonisation of the laws of the Member States relating to electromagnetic compatibility (recast).
    • Directive 2006/12/EC on waste and directive 91/689/EEC on hazardous waste.
    • Regulation (EC) No 1935/2004 on materials and articles intended to come into contact with food and repealing Directives 80/590/EEC,

 

LTD Caucas Metal – All About Metal for Georgia

LTD Caucas Metal – All About Metal for Georgia

Loan Amount

€ 494,902

Grant amount

€ 74,235

Invested in

Construction of the new production building and purchase and installation of modern equipment

EU Directives met

Regulations related to Health and Safety of the workers and environmental protection

Primary Energy Savings:

GHG Savings:

 

918.93 MWh/y

81.07 tCO2/y

 

 

LTD Caucas Metal was founded in 2009 in Tbilisi, Georgia. The company covers a wide range of activities in the metal sector, including metal import for sale and distribution to Georgian construction companies. The product range includes sheet metals, fencing, metal beams, pipes and wires but also metal made auxiliary equipment used by construction companies.

In order to expand its capacity and meet the growing demand for construction materials in Georgia, the company decided to invest in the construction of a new processing building as well as in the purchase and installation of innovative and more environmentally friendly metal processing equipment.

The modernized production facilities have improved the working conditions and safety of employees and also made the production processes more energy efficient. In addition, the new facility is less energy intensive and has reduced the carbon footprint of the company by more than 80tCO2 per year.

The investment was financed with a EU4Business-EBRD Credit line loan and the company received free-of-charge technical support from the team of international experts or the optimization of the investment. After the successful project verification LTD Caucas Metal received 15% of the loan amount as a grant cashback, funded under the EU4Business initiative of the European Union.

With the investment, the company now meets wide variety of European standards, including:

    • Directive 2014/35/ relating to the making available on the market of electrical equipment designed for use within certain voltage limits
    • Directive 2006/42/EC on machinery, and amending Directive 95/16/EC (recast)
    • Directive 2014/30/EU relating to electromagnetic compatibility (recast).
    • Directive 2012/27/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 25 October 2012 on energy efficiency
    • Directive 2008/98/EC on waste and repealing certain Directives

New company provides high quality roads in Georgia

New company provides high quality roads in Georgia

Loan Amount

€ 1,011,753

Grant amount

€ 151,763

Invested in

Road building equipment

EU Directives met

EU standards for general safety of motor vehicles and machinery

Primary Energy Savings:

 

GHG Savings:

 

Energy Saving Ratio:

3,555 MWh/year

 

991 t CO2/year

 

28.5%

LTD Autogzatechnika was established in September 2017 as a provider of road construction and road rehabilitation services. Improving the quality of roads in Georgia is an important element in support of the expansion of trade between Georgia and European countries. As more producers of a wide variety of goods in Georgia are investing in the alignment with EU Directives and looking forward to expanding their deliveries to European markets, they increasingly depend on smooth transportation routes.  Road transport is a frequent choice. Against this background, the company Autogaztechnika supports the transport sector by constructing and rehabilitating roads.

The company invested in a range of equipment with the help of a EU4Business-EBRD Credit Line loan. The investment included a track loader, a self-leveling planer, an articulate tandem roller as well as transportation vehicles. The new equipment consumes less fuel than the older equipment previously used in the road building processes and the new vehicles offer comfortable and safe working conditions for the operators.

After successfully completing the project verification process the company received 15% of the loan amount as a cash-back grant, funded under the EU4Business initiative of the European Union.

With the investment, the company now meets a wide variety of European standards, including:

    • Regulation (EC) N. 661/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council concerning type- approval requirements for the general safety of motor vehicles, their trailers and systems, components and separate technical units intended therefore
    • Directive 2006/42/EC on machinery, and amending Directive 95/16/EC

Hotel in the Heart of Tbilisi meets the highest standards

Hotel in the Heart of Tbilisi meets the highest standards

Loan Amount

€ 3 million

Grant amount

€ 450,000

EU Directives met

EU standards for hotels, energy efficiency directive, hazardous waste, electrical equipment, food, etc

Invested in

Hotel building and technical equipment

IBIS Hotel Tbilisi is located in the very heart of Tbilisi and was stylishly designed and built to satisfy the standards of those who look for the best. The comprehensive project included construction works and the installation of building technologies that meet the EU standards for energy efficiency in buildings. In addition investments were made into hotel equipment for guest rooms and kitchens, aligning these important hospitality areas with EU standards for health and safety as well as food safety. The project as a whole surpasses the part of the investment financed through the EU4Business-EBRD Credit Line. The investments financed through other means include furniture and decorations, which position the IBIS hotel amongst the top destinations in Tbilisi.

In the specification of building measures and technical equipment installed, the hotel’s management received free-of-charge technical advice from the team of international experts, who support the implementation of the EU4Business-EBRD Credit Line.

After successfully completing the project verification process the company received 15% of the loan amount as a cash-back grant, which is funded under the EU4Business initiative of the European Union.

With the investment, the company now meets a wide variety of European standards, including:

    • Directive 2014/35/EU relating to electrical equipment designed for use within certain voltage limits
    • EEIG-EU standards for Hotels
    • BS 7176 and BS 7177 standards
    • Directive on 2012/27/EU of the European Parliament and of the council on energy efficiency, amending Directives 2005/125/EC and 2010/30/EU and repealing Directives 2008/8/EC and 2006/32/EC
    • 2010/31/EU on the energy performance of buildings
    • Directive 2006/12/EC on waste
    • Directive 91/689/EEC on hazardous waste
    • Regulation (EC) No 1005/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 16 September 2009 on substances that deplete the ozone layer
    • REGULATION (EC) No 178/2002 on laying down the general principles and requirements of food law, establishing the European Food Safety Authority and laying down procedures in matters of food
    • Directive 2012/27/EU on energy efficiency, amending Directives 2005/125/EC and 2010/30/EU and repealing Directives 2008/8/EC and 2006/32/EC;

Expanding Frozen Pastry Production

Expanding Frozen Pastry Production

Loan Amount

€ 306,429

Grant amount

€ 45,964

EU Directives met

Regulation on food safety and environmental sustainability

Invested in

 

Production building and processing machinery

Energy Savings and GHG reduction     

330.57 MWh/year

Food Alliance LLC produces frozen bakery products and is located in Natakhatari village, Geogia. Currently the company offers a wide variety frozen pastry goods, which are sold throughout Georgian.

Frozen pastry-bakery products have an enormous market potential as they solve several very important problems for HoReCa and supermarket chains. To offer freshly baked pastries, these retailers have to produce these bakery goods on site. While onsite production has several advantages, it is also very expensive if done from scratch. A Frozen product makes it possible to have a wide variety in the assortment with much longer shelf life.

Food Alliance LLC understood and responded to this demand with the main goal producing and providing high-quality frozen pastry-bakery products for customers, using modern CE certified equipment and technologies in the production processes.

The investment was financed with a EU4Business-EBRD Credit Line loan. In addition to he loan the company received free-of-charge technical advice on the optimization of the investment from the team of international experts.

After the successful project verification LLC Food Alliance received 15% of the loan amount as a grant cashback, funded under the EU4Business initiative of the European Union.

With the investment, the company now meets a wide variety of European standards, including:

    • Directive 2014/35/EU on the harmonisation of the laws of the Member States relating to the making available on the market of electrical equipment designed for use within certain voltage limits Text with EEA relevance
    • Directive 2006/42/EC on machinery, and amending Directive 95/16/EC (recast) (Text with EEA relevance)Directive 2006/12/EC on waste and directive 91/689/EEC on hazardous waste
    • Directive 2014/68/EU on the harmonisation of the laws of the Member States relating to the making available on the market of pressure equipment Text with EEA relevance
    • Regulation (EU) 2016/425 on personal protective equipment and repealing Council Directive 89/686/EEC (Text with EEA relevance)
    • Regulation (EC) No 178/2002 laying down the general principles and requirements of food law, establishing the European Food Safety Authority and laying down procedures in matters of food safety
    • ISO 22000:2005 certification

KVARELI LAKE RESORT REACHES HIGH STANDARDS

KVARELI LAKE RESORT REACHES HIGH STANDARDS

Loan Amount

€ 1,670,712 (85% of the total investment)

Grant amount

€ 250,607

EU Directives met

 

Regulations on Building Energy Performance, eco-design, energy consumption, waste and water policy

Invested in

 

Comprehensive buildingrefurbishment, including energetic, security and safety aspects as well as interior equipment

The LTD Kvareli Lake Resort (hotel and restaurant), which is owned by the m-Group, spreads over 300 hectares of beautiful natural landscape in the heart of Kakheti, one of the most beautiful regions of Georgia, East of the small city of Kvareli, beneath the southern slope of Great Caucasus mountains. The m-Group was established in 2005 and currently manages 6 hotel and restaurant objects in Tbilisi and Kvareli, each with a unique concept, targeting various price segments. The m-Group is the leading brand in Georgian HoReCa sector and was the first in former CIS countries to obtain ISO9001:2000 and HACCP certification, with the clear mission of introducing Western standards, ensuring purpose orientation, social responsibility and providing customers with innovations.

The investment project was designed to bring Kvareli Lake Resort into full compliance with Georgian regulation and with applicable EU Directives. The project includes the refurbishment of the buildings and interior to a high standard, whilst minimizing energy consumption, optimizing fire safety and health and safety.

After the successful project verification LTD Kvareli Lake Resort received 15% of the loan amount as a grant cashback, funded under the EU4Business initiative of the European Union.

With the investment, the company now meets a wide variety of European standards, including:

    • EU Directive 2010/31/EU on the energy performance of buildings;
    • EU Directive 2009/125/EC establishing framework for the setting of eco-design requirements for energy-related products;
    • Directive 2010/30/EU on the indication by labelling and standard product information of the consumption of energy and other resources by energy-related products;
    • Regulation (EC) No 1005/2009 on substances that deplete the ozone layer;
    • Directive 2006/12/EC on waste;
    • Directive 2000/60/EC establishing a framework for Community action in the field of water policy.

NEW ENERGY EFFICIENY BUILDING FOR BETTER BUSINESS RESULTS

NEW ENERGY EFFICIENY BUILDING FOR BETTER BUSINESS RESULTS

LTD Capital Club is member of LTD Askaneli Brothers Group, which was established on 18th July 2003. The company owns vineyards in the Guria and Kakheti regions and land plots that house the wine production facilities. The company is already highly export oriented with 94% of products exported to Russia, Ukraine, Lithuania, Estonia, Germany, China, Kazakhstan, Poland and others. In order to increase wine production and expand its export activities, the company decided to invest in new state-of-the-art production facilities and equipment. In addition to modern equipment, the company improved its production management standards. To this end a new production corpus was built, which is closer to the vineyard and minimizes the time span from picking of grapes to pressing for wine production. The new equipment installed minimizes the oxidation, due to the fact that oxygen is replaced by nitrogen in order to obtain an inert atmosphere. The new equipment is in line with ISO 22000 requirements. The investment was financed with a EU4Business-EBRD Credit line loan and the company received free-of-charge technical support from the team of international experts or the optimization of the investment.

After the successful project verification LTD Capital Club Trade received 15% of the loan amount as a grant cashback, funded under the EU4Business initiative of the European Union.

With the investment, the company now meets a wide variety of European standards, including:

  • Directive 2014/35/EU on the harmonisation of the laws of the Member States relating to the making available on the market of electrical equipment designed for use within certain voltage limits
  • Directive 2006/42/EC 2006 on machinery, and amending Directive 95/16/EC (recast)
  • Directive 2014/30/EU on the harmonization of the laws of the Member States relating to electromagnetic compatibility (recast)
  • Directive 2006/12/EC on waste
  • Directive 91/689/EEC on hazardous waste
  • ISO 22000 standards and certification for food safety management

NEW EFFICIENT CONTRUCTION MATERIALS SUPPLIES

NEW EFFICIENT CONTRUCTION MATERIALS SUPPLIES

LTD Demetre & Company was founded in October 2015 and owns a 34,494 m2 land plot in Akhaltsikhe, Georgia. With the investment the company build a state-of-the-art production facility for building materials comprising a Mobile Concrete Batching Plant, a Stationary Production Line, an Excavator (Volvo EC350DL), a JCB Excavator/Loader, a Hydraulic Hammer, a Hyundai Forklift Loader and a Mobile Impact Crusher. The new plant is fully aligned with the EU requirements and the ISO Standard.

The investment was carried out via EU4Business-EBRD Credit line and as per the credit line terms, apart from substantial loan amount, the company received free-of-charge technical support from the team of international experts

After the successful project verification LTD Demetre & Company received 15% of the loan amount as a grant cashback, funded under the EU4Business initiative of the European Union.

With the investment, the company now meets a wide variety of European standards, including:

  • Directive 2014/35/EU on the harmonisation of the laws of the Member States relating to the making available on the market of electrical equipment designed for use within certain voltage limits
  • Directive 2014/35/EU relating to electrical equipment designed for use within certain voltage limits
  • Directive 2014/30/EU on the harmonisation of the laws of the Member States relating to electromagnetic compatibility (recast)
  • Directive 2006/42/EC on machinery, and amending Directive 95/16/EC (recast).
  • Directive 2007/46/EC establishing a framework for the approval of motor vehicles and their trailers, and of systems, components and separate technical units intended for such vehicles (Framework Directive)
  • Directive 2012/27/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 25 October 2012 on energy efficiency

LTD Hotel Telavi – Hotel Service

LTD Hotel Telavi – Hotel Service

The long history of Hotel Telavi, located in the historic center of Telavi City, in the Kakheti region of Georgia, started in 1937. Later the 100% state owned Soviet style hotel was privatized and acquired by a private firm. The historical building was now renovated and is operated under the Holiday Inn brand. The bulk of building renovation works, purchase of the hotel furniture, electric appliances, health and safety equipment, was financed under the EU4Business-EBRD Credit Line. Apart from a substantial loan, the company also received free-of-charge technical support from the team of international experts and after the successful project verification LTD Hotel Telavi received 15% of the loan amount as a grant cashback, funded under the EU4Business initiative of the European Union.

Invested in:

  • Renovation of existing hotel building
  • Purchase of new equipment, furniture and electric appliances

Investment Volume:

  • Investment Cost: EUR 2,914,735.79
  • Loan amount: EUR 2,649,843.61
  • Grant amount (15%): EUR  397,475

EU Directives met:

  • EEIG-EU standards for Hotels
  • Directive 2014/35/EU related to electrical equipment designed for use within certain voltage limits
  • Regulation (EU) 2016/425 of the European Parliament on personal protective equipment
  • Directive 2012/27/EU on energy efficiency
  • Directive 2008/98/EC on waste management

LTD Anka Fair Trade – Hazelnut processing & Exporting Company

LTD Anka Fair Trade – Hazelnut processing & Exporting Company

LTD Anka Fair Trade (AFT) is a hazelnut processing and exporting company, located in West Georgia. The company’s business model is based on added-value supply chain. Since 2013 the company is the leading partner of 1,500 farmer’s certified product supply chain project. Currently 100% of the produced hazelnut is exported to European traders and wholesalers supplying chocolate, bakery and ice cream producers. Aiming to further improve the product quality and increase production, the company built a brand new processing facility and purchased new hazelnut sorting and drying equipment. The investment was financed with a EU4Business-EBRD Credit line loan. The company received free-of-charge technical support from the team of international experts to optimize the investment project and received 15% of the loan amount as a grant cash-back after the successful project verification, funded under the EU4Business initiative of the European Union.

Invested in:

  • Construction of new processing facility
  • Purchase & installation of hazelnut sorting and drying equipment

Investment Volume:

  • Loan amount: EUR 2,190,292.62
  • Grant amount (15%): EUR 328,543.89

EU Directives met:

  • Regulation (EC) No 1935/2004 on materials and articles intended to come into contact with food and repealing Directives 80/590/EEC
  • EN 1672-2 (2009) food processing machinery – Basic concepts – part 2: hygiene requirements
  • HACCP Practices implementation
  • Directive 2006/12/EC on waste
  • Directive 2006/42/EC on machinery