Iranian sweet pomegranate for export
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Sweet and sour pomegranates are an inseparable part of the Iranian lifestyle, as the country of Iran is both the fruit’s birthplace and the largest producer in the world. Most of the top Iranian fruit companies offer the high quality Iranian sweet pomegranate for exports to many countries in the world.
Sweet pomegranate is among the healthiest and most delicious fruits in the world and produced on large scales in Iran. There are more than 15 types of anti-oxidants in these fruits, and 6 of which are only found in pomegranates. They are a large part of the Iranian agricultural products and Iran accounts for around a third of the global production.
Production of sweet pomegranate in Iran
Pomegranates are originally from modern day Iran and India, and this country produces around 1 million tons of various sweet and sour pomegranates every year. Iranian pomegranates mostly grown in some of the best farms in the world and do not receive any harmful chemicals.
There are many common chemical pesticides and preservatives which have been proven to be harmful for the human body. Iranian sweet pomegranate is a favorite for fresh consumption. Sour pomegranates on the other hand are more popular for making side product. Overall, both of these types are popular on the international markets and exported on large scales.
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The benefits of eating sweet pomegranate
Either enjoyed raw or as a glass of juice, pomegranates are among the healthiest and most nutritious fruits in the world. Pomegranate juice for example contains higher levels of antioxidants than most other fruit juices. These anti-oxidants will do magic for the heart and can help regulate the blood pressure.
Pomegranates are also very suitable for Diabetic patients and people on diets. They can reduce the sugar and cholesterol levels in the blood, and help people lose weight. The juice of a single medium pomegranate has also got more than 40 percent of your daily requirement of vitamin C.
Pomegranate harvest season in Iran
Iranian sweet and sour pomegranates harvested in the autumn, and their harvest usually starts from September and lasts a few months. You will also be able to purchase them in early winter as well. Of course, the different cultivars and the producing city’s climate could affect the harvesting season.
But overall, most of the Iranian pomegranates harvested, packaged and exported in the fall. The sweet pomegranate of Iran produced mostly in the central and southern states of the country. This is because of the fact that they require more sunlight in order to become sweet.
Pomegranate Buyer Countries
Many different countries are importing pomegranates to supply their local fruit markets every year. There are only a handful of countries which are producing pomegranates on scales large enough for exports. Iran is among these few and by producing around 30% of the world’s pomegranates, it is also a big exporter.
Most of the Middle Eastern countries look at Iran as their main pomegranates suppliers. Countries like the United Arab Emirates import large quantities of Iranian sweet pomegranate every year. These pomegranates mostly enjoyed for fresh consumption.
Sweet pomegranate exports from Iran
Sweet pomegranate is among the most valuable and expensive Iranian agricultural products. Their annual exports is very important to the country’s economy. There are also a lot of cities which are famous for their pomegranates and their economy depends on the fruit. Like many other fruits, most of the Iranian pomegranates exported to the neighboring countries in the Middle East and West Asia.
There are of course some other minor exports to other regions of the world. These sweet Iranian pomegranates mostly used for fresh consumption and are full of benefits for the body. Exporting pomegranates is a very profitable trade and most of the local companies are trying to add them to their products.