Agroproduct is the leading company in Kosovo for the collection, cultivation, processing and production of medicinal and aromatic plants, forest fruits and mushrooms. The company has started the cultivation of medicinal and aromatic plants for the first time ever in Kosovo in 2002 and has become today Kosovo’s leader in this field with 28 cultivated species and 85 collected species with organic certification for both collected and cultivated. Agroproduct is the only exporter to the European market in Kosovo to Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Czech Republik. Over all, nearly 95 percent of the products sold abroad, namely in the EU market. Organic certification for both collected and cultivated products was obtained from the Swiss organic certification body BioINSPECTA from 2009-2011 and since 2012 from the Albanian organic certification body Albinspekt. Agroproduct is the only large-scale producer of cultivated, organic products in Kosovo. The company is certified for HACCP standards by the German certification body – TÜV NORD and has been licensed since 2009 by the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development of the Republic of Kosovo ( MAFRD ) for the cultivation and collection of plants and forest products. As a result of the continuous improvements and enhancements in production, processing and developing networks, the company has established itself as a strategic partner for several big European companies in a market with a high demand quality and quantity of its products. Agroproduct has even concluded contracts regarding the cultivation of certain plants species, in addition to its supply contracts. The company is regularly visited by foreign companies in order to assess is capacities.
The company has developed an excellent infrastructure including a 5,000 m² facility building, ,modern driers with a drying surface 300 m². 40 employees work full-time and during over 70 are employed during the main season ( 5 – 7 months ). In addition, 50 out-growers and over 3200 collectors benefit directly through the collaboration with the company.