Marijan’s story: bringing garlic production to Croatia
Marijan was determined to breathe life back into his hometown by launching a garlic production business and stimulate the creation of new jobs. As Croatia’s first garlic farm, OPG Balić Marijan found the financing it needed to invest in new agricultural machinery and storage units thanks to an EAFRD-backed loan from HAMAG BICRO. The farm is now able to sell products all year round and retain dedicated employees throughout the year.
Discover how EAFRD financial instruments are helping farmers in Croatia to expand their businesses and become a key driver of generational renewal in rural areas and communities.