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Honoring the "Export-Oriented Farmer" Award at Farmer's Day
November 20, 2023

Honoring the "Export-Oriented Farmer" Award at Farmer's Day

U.S. Embassy Deputy Chief of Mission Alan Purcell honored Irakli Khuturidze at Farmer’s Day 2023 with the “Export-Oriented Farmer” award for his exceptional Guda cheese from Kakheti.  This cheese has gained international recognition in international markets including the U.S., Spain, France, Italy, and Ireland.  DCM Purcell praised Khuturidze’s contributions and also acknowledged other award nominees Zurab Gojiashvili and Giorgi Natenadze for their achievements in fruit and wine cultivation.  This celebration highlights the success and dedication of Georgian farmers in elevating agricultural excellence.