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Iran’s Share in Global Saffron Trade Stands at 96%: VP

Iran’s Vice-President for Science and Technology Sorena Sattari has hailed the country’s huge share in saffron business across the world.

Iran Exporting Saffron to 56 Countries

Official statistics show Iran has exported over 160 tonnes of saffron worth over $219 million to 56 countries during the past nine months.
Iran Taking Tourists on Tours of Saffron Harvest

Iran Taking Tourists on Tours of Saffron Harvest

Iran’s South Khorasan province annually hosts numerous foreign tourists during the season when saffron and barberry are harvested.
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Iran Exports Dates to Nearly 50 Countries

The Iranian customs authorities have announced the volume of the major agricultural products exported by the country during the first five months of the current Iranian year.

France Using Iranian Saffron to Produce Herbal Medicines

An Iranian MP says France has managed to develop value-added products using Iran’s saffron by processing the crop into antidepressants and herbal medicines.

Iranian MP Calls for Minimised Export of Unprocessed Saffron

An Iranian lawmaker criticized the export of unprocessed Iranian saffron, saying a portion of the Iranian saffron exported to European and Arab states is rebranded and resold by these countries.

Iran’s Saffron Fuelling Growth of German Food Business

While Iran produces about 90 percent of the world's saffron, small German companies are growing by importing Iran’s saffron and exporting it as luxury goods to Persian Gulf littoral states.

Iran exports saffron to U.S for the first time in 15 years

Following the implementation of nuclear deal between Iran and world powers, first shipment of Iranian saffron to U.S. will be send in the coming week, announced Head of Iran’s Saffron Exports Development Fund. “After the...
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Norwegian ambassador joins saffron farmers in northeastern Iran (PHOTOS)

On a visit to the town of Khusf, which is known for its quality saffron, the Norwegian ambassador to Iran helped farmers gather their crops.
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Saffron harvest season in northeastern Iran (PHOTOS)

It is harvest season in the northeastern province of Khorasan Razavi where saffron farmers are working hard to collect their crop.

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