Aug 25, 2021, 12:26 PM
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North Khorasan Province exports saffron to foreign markets for first time

Bojnurd, IRNA - The head of the Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture of North Khorasan Province, northeastern Iran, said on Wednesday that for the first time, 350 kilograms of first-rate saffron exported to global markets.

Saeid Pourabadi said here to IRNA that 300 kg of first-rate saffron was exported to Germany, 10 kg to the UAE, and 40 kg to Kuwait.

Saffron is cultivated in eight counties of North Khorasan Province, in northeastern Iran. Suitable climate, compatibility, low water demand, and ease of maintenance are an important factors in the development of this export product in this province.


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