Golden Raisins (Iran origin) As it is clear from its name the color of this raisin is golden. This is the one of the most famous Iranian agricultural product exported to worldwide. Iran is the third largest exporter of any kind of raisin in the world by exporting more than 150,000 mton (27% global consumption) of raisins. Golden raisins (Angori) can grow in any parts of Iran due to favorable geographical and environmental situation. The main characteristics of this type of Iranian raisins can be described as pure golden color along with sweet and fruity taste that anybody would differentiate it. Golden raisins are dried from seedless grapes of the Vitis vinifera variety. During drying process, adding sulphur dioxide (S02), and drying slowly in shade, maintain its golden color. Harvest season starts in late September and Mid-October. So, it is best to book the orders in September, although raisins will be available during the year.
Processing of Golden Raisins in the factory:
After raisins reach to factory, firstly they are double washed and sieved. Then dried by centrifuge and heat. Then coated with vegetable oil, stem removing, optical sorting, X-ray sorting, hand sorting, then packed and metal detected under extreme care of hygienic conditions and with legal and safety requirements and the special specifications.