Natia Turnava at Opening of Italian bread and various semi-finished products enterprise Romiveria

“Small business is the best conductor between the tasks of economic growth and poverty alleviation. Small business is a guarantee that the income from the sales of products in the domestic or foreign market will be better distributed for the benefit of the people, families, so I am very happy and hope that the existing, good investment environment has contributed to this,” – Minister of Economy and Sustainable Development, Natia Turnava stated at the opening ceremony of the enterprise Romiveria in Tbilisi.

Romiveria produces various types of Italian flatbread, piadina and other semi-finished products. The enterprise plans to sell its products in both domestic and export markets.

The total investment of the Romiveria reaches 1000000 euros, and the facility will employ 35 people. The enterprise integrates ISO: 22000 and HACCP systems, as well as fully follows the instructions issued by the National Food Agency.

The company is equipped with international level equipment, which holds a certificate – EURO-1.

According to the Minister, most of the Georgian export companies are small and medium businesses and it is important that small businesses have the opportunity to export.

“We have a lot of business assistance programs, we had a presentation and we informed the public that 1806 beneficiaries have been funded by the state in the last seven years and this data will be published on an interactive map. So far, your company has not benefited from our programs, however, when your enterprise develops, expands, diversifies, launches new products and enters new markets, do not forget that at this time you have the Ministry of Economy, our state programs and if you need rearmament, expansion, marketing support or export assistance - visit us and we will be happy to support you,” – Natia Turnava noted.

According to the representatives of the Romiveria, in the first stage the enterprise will offer customers different types of Italian flat bread, Piadina, and in the second stage a project of semi-finished products will be implemented: the assortment will include ready-made sandwiches, sliced ham and cheese, assorted wine with Georgian cheese, cherries and nuts.

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