Kyrgyzstan ranks first in the production of kidney beans among Central Asian countries. Most of the Kyrgyz kidney beans are grown in Talas region. The Deputy Minister of Agriculture, Food Industry and Land Reclamation of the Kyrgyz Republic Zhanybek Kerimaliev said at a meeting of Ata Meken faction.
According to him, work on certification has been carried out for the successful export of kidney beans. As of September 17, 2018, the sown area of the kidney beans in Talas region is 57,138 hectares, 98,000 tons of beans have been harvested from the area.
«About 76 percent of the population of Talas region are engaged in growing beans. The region has good experience in the processing of agricultural products, dairy products and the organization of machine and tractor stations,» stressed Zhanybek Kerimaliev.