green raisin


Benmary Foods Company, one of the top companies in Iran’s food exports, is proud to introduce one of the best products in our country, Iranian raisins. In this article, we will examine raisins, the reasons for using Iranian raisin, different types of Iranian raisins, and the benefits of this product. By reading this article, you will be assured of Iranian raisins’ high quality and value.


Chapter 1: What is an Iranian Raisin?


In this chapter, we explain the concept and definition of raisins.

Raisins, as one of the dried products obtained from grapes, are classified as dried fruits. The method of making raisins is that fresh grapes, after being harvested from gardens and fields, are hung in bunches and exposed to the sun to dry naturally. Finally, after the grapes are completely dried, raisins are produced.


Chapter 2: Why Iranian raisin?

Iran, as one of the leading countries in grape production, has gained world fame by producing Iranian raisin with high quality and unique taste. Also, Iran’s unique climate, fertile soil, and traditional production process add more added value to Iranian raisins. Also, in Iran, various types of grapes are cultivated, which are used to produce raisins. For example, white, black, and cherry grapes are among the most popular types of grapes in Iran, which can contribute to the variety and color of Iranian raisins.

golden raisin

The third chapter: types of Iranian Raisin

Two types of raisins are produced in Iran:

Raisins with a drawn shape and round shape raisins.

The first type: drawn shape raisin are classified into two types: Kashmar green raisins and Kashmar golden raisins.
Kashmir is one of the main locations for green raisin production in the world. The reason for this popularity is the absence of kernels in this type of raisin.

green raisin

Second type: round shape raisins

Round shape Raisin with soft texture is one of the most popular raisins in the country for example, it is used with rice, chicken, nuts, and as a snack.

Types of round shape raisins: sunny raisins, golden raisins, Sultana raisins

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Chapter 4: The Benefits of Raisins


Strengthening the immune system: Raisins contain a significant amount of vitamin C, which helps to strengthen the immune system. Vitamin C is a good source for the growth and strengthening of body tissues and the production of antioxidants, which play an important role in fighting free radical agents and increasing the body’s resistance to diseases.


Maintaining cardiovascular health: Raisins contain a significant amount of potassium, which is the most important mineral for maintaining cardiovascular health. Consuming potassium helps control blood pressure and reduces the risk of heart disease. Also, raisins contain soluble fibers that help reduce blood cholesterol and maintain blood vessel health


Improve digestion: Raisins contain a lot of fiber, which helps to improve the functioning of the digestive system and prevent digestive problems such as constipation. Fibers play a role in increasing the volume of feces and improving intestinal transit and facilitating the proper functioning of the digestive system.


Keeps bones healthy: Raisins contain lots of calcium, which is very important for maintaining healthy bones. Adequate calcium intake helps prevent bone loss and diseases related to bone density reduction, such as osteoporosis


Natural energy source: Raisins provide energy and natural sugars due to their significant amount. Consuming raisins acts as a natural and quick source of energy for the body, especially for athletes and people looking for increased energy levels.


Strong antioxidant: Raisins contain a significant amount of antioxidants such as flavonoids. Antioxidants in raisins help fight free radical agents and reduce oxidative stress. This feature is useful in preventing chronic diseases such as heart disease, cancer, and diseases related to aging.


Causes Healthy Skin: The vitamins in raisins, especially vitamin C and vitamin A, keep the skin healthy and fresh. Antioxidants in raisins protect against damage caused by exposure to the sun and environmental factors and help reduce skin aging.

sun Dried raisins

Chapter 5: Raisin import statistics


Raisin imports are booming in some countries due to domestic demand and the need to supply this product. Some countries such as Germany, Hong Kong, United Arab Emirates, and Canada have imported tons of Iranian raisins. Statistics show that Iranian raisins, the global market of this product, is very dynamic and developing. In recent years, the export of Iranian raisins to countries such as Russia, China, India, the United Arab Emirates, and Europe has grown significantly. These countries import from Iran due to the high demand and the desire to use Iranian raisins as the main ingredient in the preparation of food processes and the production of various products.


In addition, the statistical analysis shows that with the active advertising and promotion of Iranian raisins as a high-quality product and health benefits, the demand for exporting this product to other countries is increasing. Many importers and international traders are looking to provide Iranian raisins to their countries.



Raisins, as one of the most consumed and delicious vegetable products, besides its sweet taste, have is very healthy. From strengthening the immune system to maintaining cardiovascular health, from improving digestive function to maintaining bone health, raisins with their rich nutritional compounds help the body’s health. That’s why the consumption of raisins as one of the natural and healthy sources is significant. You can use raisins as a healthy snack in meals, desserts, salads, and fruit mixes.

Benmary Foods Company, a top company in food export, proudly recommends high-quality Iranian raisins to you. By using Iranian raisins, besides enjoying their unique taste and pleasure, you will benefit from their health properties and benefits. With its experience in food production and export, Benmary Foods assures you to choose Iranian raisins.



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