Deputy Head of Tropical and Subtropical Fruits Affairs Department of Horticulture of the Ministry of Jihad-Agriculture said: This year, 900 thousand tons of pomegranates are harvested from the country's gardens.
According to the information centre of the Ministry of Jihad-Agriculture, quoted by IRIB news agency, Mrs. Zahra Jalili Moghaddam added that:
The average annual harvest of pomegranates from the country’s gardens is one million tons, and this rate varies with climate change. She added that: Most of the pomegranate production is exported from Fars, Isfahan, Khorasan Razavi and South, Yazd, Markazi, Semnan and Lorestan provinces.
Jalili Moghaddam, after mentioning that pomegranate exports amounted to 15000 tons last year, added that: The value of pomegranate exports in 2018 was $ 15 million, which exported to Russia, Iraq, South Korea, Switzerland, France and Germany.
Translated by: F.KH