The future of potatoes in Georgia is youthful business
Giorgi Khitarishvili started potato farming with his parents when he was five years old, living in Vale, Akhaltsikhe, in southwestern Georgia. At that young impressionable age, he could not have imagined what kind of profits would be possible for potato.
Now 25, Khitarishvili is one of a growing group of young farmers embracing potato farmer and realizing large gains in income.
“This year the price of potato is significantly higher than previous years.