Potato exporting

. It's called the "earth apple" by today's Iranians and it’s one of the main food that their use.
 Potato are grown mostly under irrigation around the southern shore of the Caspian Sea, in the Zagros Mountains, and on the southern lowlands, alternated with wheat, vegetables, sugar beets and fallow in three- or four year rotations.

Iran is the 10th of world ranking of produce and export and also the biggest in Asia, after Russia, India and Bangladesh. Since 1960, production has increased more than 16 times over. In 2007, the country's farmers achieved an all-time record harvest of 5.2 million tonnes , with per hectare yields averaging 24 tonnes. The potato is one of Iran's leading agricultural exports, with shipments in 2014 totaling around 166 000 tonnes.

In the last year Iran exported around 391.8 thousand tonnes with the average price 0.4 $ and total of them cost 156.72 million dollars

Iran exported $736 million worth of foodstuffs . Main exports to Russia, Iraq, Afghanistan and also Iran exporting the other Central Asian countries,, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Oman, Syria.

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Tomato is one of the most important vegetables and also can use as complete food In the agriculture of Iran. Tomato is an outstanding source of A  B vitamin and in B category B1 B2 B3 B5 and it’s overfilled by Calcium , Potassium , Fiber, Iron, Sulfur and  minerals.

Intake of tomatoes has long been linked to heart health. Fresh tomatoes and tomato extracts have been shown to help lower total cholesterol, LDL cholesterol, and triglycerides. In addition, tomato extracts have been shown to help prevent unwanted clumping together (aggregation) of platelet cells in the blood - a factor that is especially important in lowering risk of heart problems like atherosclerosis. (In a recent South American study of 27 vegetables, tomatoes and green beans came out best in their anti-aggregation properties.) But only recently are researchers beginning to identify some of the more unusual phytonutrients in tomatoes that help provide us with these heart-protective benefits.





















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In year 2014 the total volume of the Iran's tomato (fresh tomato) produced was 800,000,000 tons which has experienced a 9% annual growth since 2011 on average.

Tomato is mainly consumed in three ways:

  1. Ketchup and tomato based sauces and ready meal
  2. Tomato paste in cans which are used in home food cooking directly
  3. Fresh tomato


Tomato of Iran exported equivalent to 143,000 tons in year 2014 which have accounted for about 4% of total volume of produced fresh tomato and rose by 14% annually over the past four years.


The total value of the Iran's tomato exported amounted to USD 86.54 million in 2014. The main markets for  Iran's tomato export were respectively: Iraq, Afghanistan, Russia, United Arab Emirates and Azerbaijan. The revenue generated by export to Iraq alone was amounted to 75.8 million dollar which is more than 85% of total fresh tomato export revenue.


What is Pistachio?

Pistachio which is called Pisteh in Persian name. Also it has known as green almond.  Pistachio nuts are intertwined with Iranian culture and are actually present in all facets of Iranian life. Pistachios have many vitamins from B-complex, they are also a fantastic source of vitamin E and vitamin K, and contain a plethora of minerals such as copper, phosphorus, potassium, magnesium, iron, calcium, zinc, manganese, and selenium. They are rich in proteins and with only a hand full of pistachios per day, you will satisfy around a half of the average daily need for proteins.

Iran is the world first pistachio producer & pistachio exporter and also offers the best taste of pistachio in the world. Iran will remain the world’s biggest exporter of pistachios during the 2016-17 crop year, as production in the United States is estimated to decline, which will drag down global production significantly, according to data released by the United States Department of Agriculture.

Iran export pistachio to over 56 countries and in year 2014 Iran have earned about 699,794,585 $ from exporting pistachios and it shows that Iran exported pistachios more than cement ,precious metals & even Iron.

Iran's best buyers are UAE, Hong Kong and Russia. They repacking the pistachios of Iran and then re-exporting Iran's pistachios to other countries.

Spinach is a native plant of Persia (modern day Iran) and was grown there over 2,000 years ago. It was introduced to China in the 7th century. It was most probably brought to Europe in about the 12th century and to North America in 1806. Reflecting it's origin, spinach is still widely known in China as "the Persian Green" even today. Spinach has long been known to have health promoting properties. It is Rich in vitamin A, calcium, phosphorous, iron, folate and potassium as well as a number of the B vitamins and important phytochemicals. Spinach extracts are being used by doctors and scientists as functional foods to provide chemo and central nervous system protection as well as anticancer and anti-aging functions.

 Iran exported $736 million worth of foodstuffs in 2014 and Spinach were among the main exports to Iraq, Afghanistan, Turkmenistan, Tajikistan and other Central Asian countries, Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Oman, Syria, Germany, Spain, the Netherlands, France, Canada, Venezuela, Japan, South Korea .

Iran is the 7thexporter of the spinach in the world .so I recommend you to start start  new trading with Iran

Carrot exporting

Iran's agriculture is one of the field that always help the economy , so It must be very power full and rich to export fruit and export agricultural materials , In 2014 Iran exported $736 million worth of foodstuffs and one of them is Iran Carrot or also some of the Iranian call it ZARDAK.

Carrot is helpful for lots of disease; also Iran's carrot is useful for skin heath & do the thinning, Usually Iran's carrot reaping in winter and plant in Tehran , Hamedan , etc .


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Sometimes Iranian use carrots as jam they mix the boiled carrot with the sugar and make the carrot jam , Iran's factory use this way to develop their export and usually they export carrot jam to European countries and also they export them to middle east like Turkmenistan, Azerbaijan ,Pakistan , etc .