19 Apr 2024
Sunday 18 February 2024 - 13:56
Story Code : 415505
Source : IRNA

Iran 2nd largest exporter of pistachio to Europe

The Iran Project : Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union, has announced that Iran exported €92 million worth of pistachios to Europe in 2023, making it the second-largest pistachio exporter to the continent.
According to The Iran Project,According to the Eurostat report, Iran’s pistachio exports to the European Union declined by 17% compared to the export volume in 2022. In the previous year, Iran had exported over €111 million worth of pistachios to Europe.

In 2023, the majority of Iran’s pistachio exports to Europe consisted of natural pistachio kernels, accounting for €65 million, and pistachios with shells, amounting to €27 million. These figures represent a 4% decrease in pistachio kernel exports and a 37% decrease in pistachio exports with shells compared to the previous year.

Among European states, Germany emerged as the primary purchaser of Iranian pistachios in 2023, with Iran exporting €49 million worth of pistachios to the country. Italy followed with €7 million, and Spain imported €5 million worth of this product.
Reporter : Editorial of The Iran Project
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