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News of November 2018

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PISTACHIO

IRAN: Iran Pistachio Crop 2018 Report

According to Iran Pistachio Organization, the 2018 crop quality is better compared to crop year 2017. The prevalence of closed-shell pistachios in the 2018 crop has been reported to be as normal. Production levels of long varieties have been superior to round in crop-year 2018. In addition, relative to the 2017 crop, 2018 has yielded a larger nut with a superior visual appearance. (Quoted from Iran Pistachio Organization 1-12-2018)


RAISIN

IRAN: Iranian grape production on the rise

Around 1.8 million tons of grapes were produced in Iran in the last Iranian year (March 2017-18), of which 107,500 tons were exported.
This was reported by Tehran Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture citing data released by the Statistical Center of Iran and the Islamic Republic of Iran Customs Administration. Iraq, the UAE and Russia with around 18,600 tons, 14,400 tons and 12,900 tons of purchases respectively were among Iran’s top three export destinations. (Quoted from Freshplaza 3-11-2018)


DATE

IRAN: Iran exports 253k tons of dates to 86 countries

The Islamic Republic of Iran Customs Administration (IRICA) has announced that more than 253,000 tons of dates were exported to 86 foreign countries during last Iranian year. According to statistics released by the Islamic Republic of Iran Customs Administration (IRICA), during the last Iranian year (1396), more than 253,516 tons of different varieties of dates were exported to different countries.
The value of the exported dates exceeded $ 250 million. According to the chairman of National Association of Iranian Dates, most of the date production was exported to countries such as Russia, Malaysia, Indonesia and India. (Quoted from Mehrnews 4-11-2018)



SAFFRON

IRAN: Iran´s saffron seeks global recognition

The delicate purple leaves of the Crocus sativus plant hold just three or four of the even more delicate red stamen, better known as saffron, that sprouts for just 10 days a year. The government says more than 90 percent of the world´s saffron grows from the hard soil in Khorasan province of northeastern Iran — a figure corroborated by France´s specialist institute of agriculture and fishing FranceAgriMer — eventually finding its way into Spanish paellas, Indian curries, Swedish saffron buns and much more. India is a distant second, followed by Greece, Morocco, Azerbaijan, Afghanistan and Spain, according to a FranceAgriMer report in 2013. (Quoted from theiranproject 30-11-2018)

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