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Fresh Plaza: Egypt in proper competition in the garlic and onion business

Egyptian garlic is spicier than for example Chinese garlic. Also, it contains a lot of oil and is free from pesticides and soil residues.
03.04.18 | Interesting article at Fresh Plaza

Mohamed Shaaban, manager of the Egyptian import-export company Garlico Company, joined the garlic business seven years ago. “I found some Egyptian partners who owned big production surfaces. We wanted to create a proper competition in the sector, especially for Chinese, Spanish and Argentinian garlic.” Annually the company produces 3,000 tons. Mohamed: “We have several packing and processing stations where we can process up to 100 tons of garlic each day.”
“All our garlic is grown in Upper Egypt, where we have our own lands, processing stations, farms and homes. We can easily control the quality of our products.” According to Mohamed, Egyptian garlic has several advantages. “Egyptian garlic is spicier than for example Chinese garlic. Also, it contains a lot of oil and is free from pesticides and soil residues. It is also suitable for the manufacturing of medicines.”