agricultural products

Iran exports 1 million metric tons of apple annually

Iran exports around 1 million metric tons (mt) of apple each year as a senior official in the country’s agriculture ministry (MAJ) says apple shipments have created a good source of hard currency revenue for the Iranian government.

Agriculture and Environment

5.7 million hectares under wheat cultivation in Iran

More than 5.7 million hectares of farmland have gone under wheat cultivation so far this year, which is 5% less than last year’s area, according to the Agriculture Ministry.

Agriculture and Environment

Iran resumes export of kiwi fruit to UAE

Sadreddin Niavarani, a board member of Iran Union of Exporters of Fruits and Vegetables, says Iran has resumed exports of kiwi fruit to the UAE.

Agriculture and Environment

Iran’s seven-month pistachio exports top $530 million

A total of 80,000 tons of pistachio worth $533 million were exported from Iran during the first seven months of the current fiscal year (March 21-Oct. 22), according to an Agriculture Ministry official, Darab Hassani.

Trade

Iran, world’s 3rd biggest producer of pomegranate

A total of 1.1 million tons of pomegranates are expected to be produced from around 90,000 hectares across the country by the end of the current Iranian year (March 20, 2022), according to an Agriculture Ministry official.

Agriculture and Environment

Russia 3rd top destination for Iran’s fruit

Iran has exported some $196 million worth of fruits to Russia in the first nine months of 2021, posting a 50% growth compared to last year’s corresponding period, according to a report by EastFruit.

Agriculture and Environment

Iran’s nuts, dried fruit exports at $212 million in 2 months

Nuts and dried fruit exports reached 96,000 tons worth $212 million in the first two months of the current fiscal year (March 21-May 21), registering a 25% and 36% in weight and value respectively.

Agriculture and Environment

Iran’s annual tea leaf output to reach 135,000 tons

A total of 135,000 tons of green tea leaves are estimated to be harvested in the current Iranian year (started March 21), 4,000 tons more than last year’s output, according to the head of Iran Tea Organization.

Agriculture and Environment

Iran gov’t increases guaranteed purchase prices for tea by 45%

Iranian government has set its guaranteed purchase price for tea at 66,900 rials ($0.3) for top-quality tea leaves and 47,810 rials ($0.2) for other varieties in this year’s harvest, both showing a 45% increase compared with last year’s prices, according to the head of Iran Tea Organization.

Agriculture and Environment

Iran gov’t increases price for wheat purchase from local farmer

The Iranian government has announced its guaranteed purchase price for locally produced wheat for the upcoming harvest season ending in August as it seeks to encourage nearly one million wheat farmers to expand their cultivation area for the key crop.

Agriculture and Environment