LTD SRT is a hazelnut processor based in Zugdidi, Georgia. Since 2012, the company specialized in hazelnut collection, packaging and exporting. Aiming to further improve product quality and increase exports, the company invested in a new hazelnut laser sorting machine. With this investment, HACCP practices and ISO22000:2005 Certification were achieved and compliance with EU and international product standards was reached. Additional benefits from the investment are a wider international customer base and, due to increased product quality, a higher sales price for the end products. The investment was realized with a EU4Business-EBRD Credit Line loan and, after successful verification process LTD SRT received a 15% grant equaling 45,000 Euros.