LTD HERBIA – Herbs and Vegetable Production

LTD Herbia is an agricultural company located in Tskaltubo region of Georgia. The main operations area of the company is herbs and vegetables production for domestic and international consumption. To meet the growing demands for herbs and vegetables on EU markets, with the financial and free of charge technical support from EU4Business-EBRD Credit Line, LTD Herbia built a new greenhouse, procured and installed fully EU ODS compliant machinery, simultaneously vastly improving production output levels and health and safety standards across the operations. In addition to above stated, after project verification, the company received 15% of the loan amount as a grant cashback, funded under the EU4Business initiative of the European Union.

Invested in:

  • Construction of new production building and a new green house with heating and lighting system for growing plants
  • Vegetable washing machine
  • Packing Machines
  • Double chamber vacuum packager
  • Vegetable peeling machines
  • Food Dryer Machine

Invested Volume:

  • Loan Amount: EUR 333,160.82
  • Grant Amount (15%): EUR

EU Directives met:

  • 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 and further modifications
  • Regulation (EC) 852/2004 on the hygiene of foodstuffs, 29 April 2004 and further modifications
  • Directive 2009/125/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 21 October 2009 establishing a framework for the setting of eco-design requirements for energy related products.
  • Directive 2006/42/EC on machinery, and amending Directive 95/16/EC (recast)
  • Directive 2014/35/EU relating to electrical equipment designed for use within certain voltages limits
  • Directive 2006/12/EC on waste
  • Directive 91/689/EEC on hazardous waste