Iranian saffron farmers exported 324.589 tons of products worth over $190 million to 60 foreign destinations during the previous Iranian calendar year (ended on March 20), the spokesman of the Islamic Republic of Iran Customs Administration (IRICA) announced.
TEHRAN (Iran News) – Iranian Deputy Minister of Agriculture Jihad Hossein Shirzad announced that the national union of Saffron farmers cooperatives has already started work in several provinces across the country. So far, about 25 Saffron farmers cooperatives in 6 provinces of the country have been established as an agricultural organization. “The most important role […]
TEHRAN (Iran News) – Iran has adopted special measures to extend support for its saffron farmers, according to Deputy Minister of Agricultural Jihad Hossein Shirzad said. Shirzad, who is also the head of Central Organization for Rural Cooperatives (CORC), said from the start of saffron harvesting in the current crop year (started in mid-October), the […]
TEHRAN (Iran News) – 70 tons of Iran’s saffron export, valued at $78 million during the first five months of the current Iranian calendar year (March 21-August 22), according to an official in the Ministry of Agriculture. The delicate purple leaves of the Crocus sativus plant hold just three or four of the even more […]
Iran exported around $570 million worth of medicinal plants in the last fiscal year (ended March 20), registering a $120 million increase compared to the year before, an official with the Agriculture Ministry said.