Iran’s pistachio exports rise seven fold

TEHRAN (ISNA)- Iran’s pistachio export rose by seven times in the first month of Iranian calendar year, (started on March 21, 2015), rising by seven times comparing to similar period last year.

Iran exported over 1000 tons pistachio for $8.3 per each kilo during the period while it sold 200 tons similar time last year.

Iran’s pistachio exports hit $9.5 million during the period, while it reached $1 million in corresponding period last year.

The country is the top pistachio exporter, a position the country has maintained, thanks to the premium quality of its production.

Iran also has the largest acreage of land dedicated to pistachio plantation, spread over more than 20 provinces in the country.

Up to 70% of Iran’s pistachio crop comes from Kerman Province, which has an ideal climate and soil for growing the nutty fruit.

The medical benefits of Dried Apricot:

Apricot is one of the healthiest fruits. For those who seek increasing their weight consumption of sodden Dried Apricot is highly recommended as this sodden is a good appetizer. Furthermore the pyrene (seed) of this fruit is also beneficial of which the antitussive and blood refining can be addressed.

  • Sweet apricot, is cathartic.
  • Apricot destroyed  Halitosis
  • Wet apricot is laxative, eat late at night.
  • Soak apricots going to soothe thirsty
  • Never eat Apricot after a meal.
  • Apricot is anti-cancer.
  • For thin People is good to eat in order to gain weight.


International exhibition of dried fruits

The second exhibition of dried fruit, groceries, and affiliated industries: will be held from December 27 to December 30 2014 at the center of the international exhibitions of Tehran. Beside the exhibition and sales of various kind of dried fruits and groceries, the very modern equipments and machinery of processing industries…

The history of dried fruits exportation

The track of the very first exportation of Iranian dried fruits goes right back to 1922. According the customs documents the exported cargo was 5.2 Metric Tons of dried fruits to Germany. This lucrative business was grown during the time and the next year after that specific amount was exported to Russia as well. From those years hence 10 types of dried fruits drawn lots of attentions toward them…