Depending on the region, the new season for Greek garlic is still gaining momentum.
After China experienced a difficult season last year and the production was lower, many countries saw their chance to increase their market share. This year China came back with a large volume and is claiming its place on the world market again. These brands include the exporters in Peru. Other countries see opportunities in garlic cultivation, there are growers in Dominican Republic and
The other day is being completed harvesting garlic in several regions of Greece – Nea Vyssa Platykampos.
According to Ahmed Adel, a specialist in marketing and sales of the Egyptian company Stars of Export (which exports garlic to Greece from 2015 year), many other companies are reluctant to have business with Greece, mainly because of the last financial crisis.
The Greeks intend to expand the production of garlic to provide domestic market, despite the fact that Chinese and Spanish garlic cover the needs of the country.