Food

Export of candies; produced with subsidized sugar

Within the past three months, 120 million dollars of candies have been exported to Iraq, reports Trade Development Organisation of Iran. While Iran imports sugar at a highly subsidized exchange rate, exporting of candies seems […]

Energy

Week in Brief 24.05.2019

Due to weather forecasts for heavy rain during this week, three dams around Tehran were partially emptied. Tehran Water Company CEO, Hassan Razavi, says that the dams, Taleghan and Mamlou, have been completely full, and […]

Agriculture

West Azerbaijan main honey supplier

Reaching the 40th anniversary of the Iranian Revolution, several organizations in Iran report their achievements within this period. So does the West Azerbaijan Office of the Ministry of Agriculture. The north-western province of Iran provides […]

Agriculture

Iran: world’s second ostrich meat producer

There are nearly 120,000 ostriches farmed in Iran according to the Ministry of Agriculture. With annual production of 3000 tones, Iran ranks world’s second largest ostrich meat producer after South Africa. “Since we are facing […]

Agriculture

Export of shrimps: 2.5 times more

The export of shrimps since March 2018 until now, has reached 24,000 tones and is expected to top at 30,000 tones by the end of the Iranian fiscal year, i.e. March 2019. Nearly 2.5 times […]

Agriculture

Iranian nomads produce 25% of red meat

25 percent of Iranian red meat is produced by nomads, says the Agricultural Ministry. Iranian nomads, coming from various tribes, mainly live in western and southwestern areas. According to the Ministry, these people annually send […]

Agriculture

Sugar beet cultivation drops 70%

Sugar beet production is expected to drop for the next year, as less farmers are interested to cultivate this product. In 2016, sugar was categorized as “strategic goods” and therefore the government planned to reach […]