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“Yervandashat Agricultural Association” consumer cooperative

“Yervandashat Agricultural Association” consumer cooperative (which is located in Armavir marz) is producing dried fruit. Main product is dried fruit derived from local raw material: apricot, peach, pear, plum, cherry, etc. Main part of the product is consumed in Russian Federation and the Armenian market. Conditionally the cooperative performs 3 types of activities:

• Own orchards of apricot and plum cultivation, harvesting, processing and marketing.
• Harvesting, processing and marketing of purchased fruit.
• Purchase and sale of dried fruit produced by the villagers of Yervandashat which does not form a significant volume in financial activities of the company.
The total duration of the annual production of dried fruit is about five months, mid-June to mid-November.
Dried fruit manufacturing process includes the following main stages: transportation of raw material, washing, processing, drying, sorting and packing.
The cooperative owns 7 solar and 2 electric dryers located in the territory of Yervandashat.