Using science to revitalize Georgia’s potato sector

Media: Investor

In Georgia, the potato is nicknamed the “second bread” due to its status as a staple food. It’s commonly found on tables in all corners of the country, from Ozurgeti to Omalo and from Akhalkalaki to Ambrolauri. But while potatoes are in high demand by households, restaurants, and food processors, potato farming is not a major contributor to economic growth.