saffron

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  • Saffron 2019-11-01 15:00

    Saffron harvest underway in western Iran

    Farmers in western province of Chaharmahal-Bakhtiari are harvesting saffron from around 200 hectares of land under cultivation. The harvest season begins in mid-October and continues till early November.

  • saffron 2019-10-20 18:33

    Annual saffron output to reach 430 tons by Mar. 2020

    TEHRAN- Production of saffron in Iran will reach 430 tons in the current Iranian calendar year (ends on March 19, 2020), according to an official in the Ministry of Agriculture.

  • Hamed Soltaninejad 2019-02-05 20:30

    Saffron options contracts to be launched by March 20

    TEHRAN- Given the widespread welcoming by market participants for launching futures and certificates of deposit for saffron trade at Iran Mercantile Exchange (IME) and its positive impact on transparency of the price of saffron and the elimination of intermediaries, IME will launch saffron options contracts by the end of current Iranian calendar year (March 20, 2019), IME’s managing director announced.

  • Saffron 2019-01-21 21:39

    Saffron output increases 15%

    TEHRAN- Production of saffron in Iran since the beginning of current Iranian calendar year (March 21, 2018) stands at 400 tons which is 15 percent more than the figure of the previous year’s same period, according to the vice chairman of National Saffron Council.

  • Saffron exports 2018-12-29 21:07

    Saffron exports up 44% in 8 months on year

    TEHRAN- Iran exported $252 million of saffron during the first eight months of the current Iranian calendar year (March 21-Novemebr 21), showing 44 percent growth from the figure of the same period of time in the preceding year, according to the director general of Exports Development Department of Ministry of Agriculture.

  • Iran’s saffron farming system wins FAO world heritage status 2018-12-24 20:56

    Iran’s saffron farming system wins FAO world heritage status

    TEHRAN – A traditional saffron cultivation system in Iran has won recognition from FAO as Globally Important Agricultural Heritage Systems (GIAHS).

  • Saffron 2018-06-12 06:37

    Saffron export breaks a 10-year record

    TEHRAN- Iran’s exports of saffron increased about 55 percent in the last Iranian calendar year (ended on March 20) compared to its preceding year, breaking the record of exports in the past ten years, IRNA reported on Monday.

  • Iranian startup 2018-04-27 11:20

    By Setareh Behroozi

    Iranian startup enchanting market: Water-friendly saffron shopping

    An online marketing and an enchanting shopping! An Iranian startup provides the chance for you to buy your saffron from the farmer you want, get in touch with him or her and involve in sustainable development.

  • Saffron 2018-02-09 18:02

    Saffron exports increase 33% in 10 months

    TEHRAN- Iran’s exports of saffron increased 33 percent during the ten months ended on January 20, 2018, vice chairman of Iran’s Saffron National Council told Mehr news agency on Friday.

  • Saffron 2018-01-23 20:10

    Saffron exports up 26% in 9 months

    TEHRAN- Iran exported over 160 tons of saffron worth more than $219 million to 56 countries during the nine-month period ended on December 21, 2017, with 26 percent growth in the value compared to the same time span in the preceding year.

  • Farmers start getting in Saffron 2016-11-05 21:03

    Farmers start getting in Saffron

    With more than 8,000 hectares of farming lands, Torbat-e Heydarieh, Khorasan Razavi province, is one of the biggest producers of saffron worldwide. The fields yield some 44 tons of saffron annually and create some 70,000 job opportunities. The saffron produced in Torbat-e Heydarieh is being exported to 45 countries. Photo by: Saeed Goli

  • saffron harvest season 2016-11-05 09:23

    Picture of the day

    With more than 8,000 hectares of farming lands, Torbat-e Heydarieh, Khorasan Razavi province, is one of the biggest producers of saffron worldwide. The fields yield some 44 tons of saffron annually and create some 70,000 job opportunities. The saffron produced in Torbat-e Heydarieh is being exported to 45 countries. (Tehran Times/ Saeed Goli)

  • MA.Saffron.jpeg 2016-10-02 08:26

    Iran plans to produce 360 tons of saffron in calendar year

    TEHRAN- The annual production of saffron in Iran has planned to reach 360 tons by the end of the current Iranian calendar year (March 20, 2017), the country’s deputy agriculture minister, Mohammad-Ali Tahmasbi, told IRNA on Saturday.

  • MA4.Saffron.jpg 2016-09-27 18:04

    Iran’s 5-month saffron exports up 5.7% yr/yr

    TEHRAN- Iran’s worth of saffron exports during the first five months of the current Iranian calendar year (March 20-August 21) rose 5.7 percent compared to the same period of time in the previous year, according to Gholamreza Miri, the vice chairman of National Iranian Saffron Council.