Sunday, December 10, 2023


Sour tea harvest season in southern Iran

The harvest of sour tea started early November in the southern Iranian city of Karun and will continue until the end of December.

Bee Breeding in Lorestan, western Iran

Honey is a sweet and expensive liquid that bees and some other insects produce.

Iran reports 37% surge in domestic wheat purchases

Iran reported a major surge in domestic wheat purchases with an official in the country’s agriculture ministry (MAJ) stating the purchases have risen by 37% in the harvest period between April and early August compared to the same period last year.

FAO names Iran as largest dairy exporter in Asia

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations in a report on the situation of Iran’s agricultural productions announced that Iran has became the largest exporter of dairy products in Asia.

Activist: Iran risks losing position in global pistachio market to US

An economic activist warns that the challenges facing Iran’s pistachio production could lead to make the country lose its position on the global market to the United States and other rivals.

Rice paddies thirsty for water

A local official with the water department in Iran’s Gilan Province says the water level in Sefidrood Dam has lessened by 21 percent compared to last year and by 50 percent compared to normal times.

Canola fields turn gold as key oil plants flower in Arak, central Iran

One month into spring in Iran, the canola fields in the central city of Arak are shining bright.

FAO names Iran world’s third largest honey producer in 2022

Latest data by the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) shows that Iran was the third largest producer of honey in the world in 2022.

Iranian president calls for changing cultivation patterns

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi has stressed the need for modifying the country’s cultivation patterns.

Iranian market reports dramatic drop in public demand for fruits amid inflation

A union representing sellers of fruits and vegetables in the Iranian capital, Tehran, reports a drop of between 50 to 60 percent in the public demand for fruits in markets due to the people’s declining purchasing power as the country’s economy grapples with inflation.

FAO predicts 13.5% rise in Iran’s production of cereals in 2022

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has predicted a 13.5-percent rise in Iran’s production of cereals in 2022, which is expected to reach 20.3 million tons.

Iranian foundation supporting Inmates through agriculture

A cooperative foundation in northeastern Iran is financially supporting inmates through selling crops of a farmland dedicated to this charity work.

Iran’s capital hosting 29th edition of intl. agro-food exhibition

The Iranian capital, Tehran, is hosting the 29th edition of the International Exhibition of Food, Food Technology and Agriculture (Iran Agrofood 2022), which is the largest such event in the Middle East.

Festival honors traditional cultivation, drinking of tea in Iran’s north

A tea festival has been held in Iran’s northern Caspian-littoral Gilan Province, which is home to the country’s largest tea estates, and where the Iranian tea drinking ritual runs deep.

210 tons of roses harvested in Iran’s northeastern town

Farmers have harvested 210 tons of roses in a small town in Iran’s northeast in order to produce rosewater.

Iran’s pepper exports will resume on March 5

Kazem Jalali, Iran’s Ambassador to Russia, says following efforts by Iranian officials the follow-up, the exports of Iranian pepper to Russia, which had been banned for some time due to some technical problems, will resume next Saturday.

Iranian saffron very high-quality, tasty: Brazilian minister

The Brazilian agriculture minister has commended the excellent quality of Iranian saffron, praising it as outstanding and ambrosial.

Brazil minister says seeking balance in agricultural trade with Iran

Brazil minister says seeking balance in agricultural trade with Iran

Sugarcane: Red gold growing in northern Iran

Sugarcane is part of the agricultural produce in northern Iranian Mazandaran Province.

Iranian official denies claim Turkmenistan returned potatoes

Iran’s Agriculture Ministry denies a report that potato shipments from the Islamic Republic have been returned by Turkmenistan.

Russian official: North-South Corridor vital for cooperation with Iran

A Russian trade official has described the north-south transit corridor, a major portion of which passes through Iran, as of vital significance for Tehran and Moscow.

Persimmon harvest in Ghasroddasht, Shiraz

Ghasroddasht is one of the oldest districts of Shiraz, the capital city of the southern Fars Province.

Iran exports to Afghanistan hits $1bn

Afghanistan’s Chamber of Commerce says the country’s imports from Iran have reached one billion dollars over the last 8 months.

Pomegranate harvest from Abarkooh gardens in Yazd

Pomegranate is a garden product that is very compatible with the saline soil and desert climate of Yazd and each year more than one hundred thousand tons of pomegranates are harvested from gardens in this central province.

Saffron Harvest Season Begins in Iran’s Golestan

Saffron plantation has gained popularity in parts of the the northern Iranian province of Golestan.

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