INTRODUCTION TO IRAN NUTS 2017
The food industry of the country has the potential forces of exporting goods to the global markets in addition to meeting the local needs. Some of the goods like nuts, saffron, and caviar can be pointed out as the famous international brands for Iran regarding to the Iran’s geographic location and state of the producing, from the past times.
Variety of climatic conditions is in a way that the agricultural products with high quality are produced and based on traditional and historical aspects in our country, some of these products like dates, raisins, figs, pistachios, walnuts, almonds, hazelnuts... have been highly consumed in the local and global markets.
Iran’s nuts industry, in spite of including and producing some commodities like pistachio (2nd place producer in the world, first in exports), dates (2nd producer in the world), Peanut (the world's fourth largest producer), walnuts (the world's third largest producer), and raisins (to the fourth generation), and hazelnut (fifth of world production) and... is famous in the world’s markets. Although, regarding to the background of this industry and the extended global transitions of this industry, unfortunately there is not any appropriate and specialized exhibition title relating to these productions and commodities.
Holding the first international exhibition of nuts, dried fruits, and related industries is a good opportunity of firstly, identifying and introducing the capability of this industry and secondly, converting and continuing this exhibition to the nuts industry association in the region.