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Source: UZReport

Italian company OPERA SRL plans to create saffron plantations in Bakhmal district of Jizzakh region. This was stated by the president of the company Paolo de Angelis A., during a meeting with chairman of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Uzbekistan.

The initial cost of the project, offered by the Italian entrepreneur, is $ 20 million and is intended to grow saffron on 400 hectares.

Crocus varieties of saffron bouquets belong to Crocus sativus Type L.

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