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Barberries: high demand drives up export prices

October 25, 2021 4:50 PM, Der AUDITOR
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TEHRAN. Significantly higher export demand than last year and the good quality of the goods are causing the prices for dried puffed barberries to rise significantly. For Anari barberries, the increase remains at a moderate level.

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In South Khorasan province, which accounts for 98% of Iran's barberry production, harvesting has been underway since mid-October. Under normal circumstances, the harvesting process continues until the end of November. Current estimates suggest that a good 110,000 mt of fresh barberries will be harvested this season from an area of 18,600 ha in South Khorasan, which will be processed into about 22,000 mt of dried barberries.

Many farmers in South Khorasan earn their living exclusively from barberry cultivation, which is still don

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