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On Saturday, June 6, the Agricultural Policy Research Center (APRC) of ISET Policy Institute was invited to participate in information fair “America Days 2015” organized by the Embassy of the United States Georgia showcasing successful cooperation between ISET Policy Institute and USAID.
America Days was a week-long festival of American culture that has kicked off in west part of Georgia on June 2. With a broad range of events planned, America Days began in Zugdidi, later moved to Akhaltsikhe and Gori and ended in Tbilisi on June 6. Visitors had a great opportunity to receive information on exchange programs, Embassy grants, USAID projects and the Peace Corps in Georgia.

On Saturday, June 6th, APRC has organized agriculture site visit to FRIXX, potato chips producing enterprise, and Lisi Lake Greenhouse producing organic products.
FRIXX is the first world class potato chips produced in Georgia. It offers consumers three flavors of chips and targets not only Georgia, but its neighboring countries as well. The founder and director of FRIXX, Jean-Frederic Paulsen and technical director Wlodzimierz Lepczynski personally hosted ISET students. During the site visit students had an opportunity to see the factory infrastructure, ask questions about the production process and try Georgian chips. Students were especially curious about the potato supply chain, distribution markets for chips, marketing and branding.

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