Garlic Festival poster contest takes entries

  The Gilroy Garlic Festival Association is currently seeking artists for a poster contest and a new queen to reign over this year’s 40th annual celebration.


“Garlic” scandal

  Netflix has filmed a series of documentaries called Rotten, where he accused the country’s largest garlic producer – Gilroy’s Christopher Ranch Corporation of Gilroy – in a fraudulent scheme to maintain prices.


Dominican Republic: Garlic production is not at its best

  Domestic garlic production is not at its best. Meanwhile imports are soaring. In 2016, the purchase of this product abroad increased by 142.5% compared to 2015, from US $8.0 million to US $19.4 million, a relative increase of US $11.4 million.


Benassal celebrates the Garlic Festival on February 10

  One more year and going back to tradition, Benassal will celebrate the Carnival weekend the Garlic Festival. 


India: the value of garlic exports increases 92%

  The rising export trend for Indian garlic started last year. In 2016-2017 the export value of garlic increased by 92% compared to the previous year to a record high of 3.07 billion rupees (40.2 million euros). The Indian garlic export exploded thanks to its decline in China, the world’s largest producer. Garlic became the most sought-after product in India’s

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Curiosities. Japanese coffee, invented from garlic

  “The drink that was created by the kitchen error  is probably the first of its kind in the world,” says the inventor of the drink, the 74-year-old Yokimoto Shimotai, a former owner of a cafe in Aomori Prefecture (Aomori) Japan.


Chinese want to grow garlic and berries in Crimea

  Businessmen from China discussed with the government of the Republic of Crimea the possibility of placing a greenhouse complex on the territory of the Nyzhnohirskyi Raion.  


Argentina: Garlic surface grows and export prices to Brazil decrease

    This season, the area planted with garlic amounted to 10,550 hectares, i.e. 14% more than in the previous cycle. Meanwhile, the drop in the price of exports to Brazil in the last 6 months is alarming, as a box has gone from $ 25 to $ 12 dollars last September, according to the Rural Development Institute (IDR) of

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Romania. Dutch garlic

  Bucharest (ADZ) – the consumption of garlic in Romania is mainly covered by imports. Last year, 5,300 tons of garlic imported for a total amount of 14.5 million euros. The main suppliers are the Netherlands, Hungary and the Czech Republic. Half of the imported garlic came from Netherlands .


Peru exported more than 7.7 thousand tons of fresh garlic

During the January to September period 2017, Peru exported a total of 7600 tons of fresh garlic for a fob value of € 9.5 million.