Hazelnuts exported to EU countries returned - 10 lorries


February 13, Fineko/abc.az. 10 transportation vehicles with hazelnuts exported from Azerbaijan to the EU countries have been returned.

ABC.AZ reports that the statement was made at today’s press conference by AQTA chairman Goshgar Tahmazli.

AQTA ‘s head noted that a similar case occurred in 2018. Thus, due to the high content of aflotoxin in the exported hazelnuts, 18 transportation vehicles were returned. Over the past year 23,138 tons of hazelnuts were provided with appropriate certificates (food safety certificate, phytosanitary certificate) and exported from Azerbaijan.