Export Barberry to Australia Dried Berberis

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Export Barberry to Australia

Export Barberry to Australia Dried Berberis

One of the target markets for the export of all types of dried berberis vulgaris is Australia. Pofaki and Anari are good types for export barberry to Australia.

As you know, the origin of the largest volume of varieties of edible barberry is Iran.
Although other varieties of barberry also produce in other countries, edible red barberry with tart taste is related to Khorasani barberry.

Khorasani barberry is Iranian Red and Seedless berberis vulgaris.

It’s a perfect and profitable business to export barberry to Australia if you can distribute this product to Persian and Arab restaurants.

Dried Berberis Vulgaris (Barberry) for Sale

In Khorasan province as the largest producer of seedless red barberry, dried barberry varieties are selling in bulk.
Of course, among these, there are two main types that have the most volume in the market both inside and outside Iran.

The two varieties of barberry not only differ in terms of production, but also in appearance.
These two products are:

  • Pomegranate seed berberis vulgaris (ANARI ZERESHK)
  • Puffy berberis vulgaris (POFAKI ZERESHK)

Dried Berberis Vulgaris

Pomegranate seed barberry (Anari) is darker than Puffy barberry (Pofaki) barberry.

Pofaki barberries are more puffy than Anari berries.

The price of Anari barberry is lower than that of Pofaki barberry.

The moisture content of Pofaki barberry is usually lower than that of Anari.

In most purchases of merchants, the target market is given special attention and depending on the type of barberry consumption in the destination country, the type of barberry is selected and purchased in Iran.

Iranian Barberry Uses

Iranian Barberry Uses

Edible barberry has many uses in Iran. One of the reasons for the growth in exports and consequently the growth of production is the variability in consumption.
Some of the most important applications of barberry are as follows:

  1. The main and important Iranians uses of barberry inside and outside Iran is the use of barberry in cooking. Foods such as Zereshk Polo, Kermanshahi almond stew, Tabrizi stew, rice pilaf, etc. are the most uses of barberry.
  2. Another application of barberry is to produce all kinds of natural and pure drinks and various beverages. The tart taste of barberry gives a special flavor to the drinks made with barberry.
  3. Factories producing ice cream, chocolate, candy, Persian llavashak and a variety of snacks are also one of the main markets for Iranian barberry (zereshk).
  4. In Russian-speaking countries, Iranian barberry is also used for tobacco production.
  5. Pharmaceutical factories also use barberry itself and its wood (Root and Bark) to produce a variety of medicines.
  6. The use of barberry in the production of confectionery is also high, including Lokum in Istanbul and other countries that are major producers of confectioneries (Such as Turkish Delights).

Important Items for Export Barberry to Australia

Export Barberry to Australia

Given that barberry is an agricultural crop in bulk, one cannot expect the whole volume of barberry to be similar.
For this reason, some parameters contribute significantly to bulk purchasing, especially in exports.

  • Convenient appearance:
    One of the most frequently examined parameters is the appearance and visibility of the load. At this stage, the product evaluate both for color and for the purity of the barberry load.
  • External materials:
    The presence of berries tails, twigs, leaves, gravel and other types of barberry in the main load will reduce the quality of the product and reduce its price.
  • Moisture content:
    Another important parameter of this product’s quality in export barberry to Australia is the amount of product moisture. That should not be higher than 18%.
    The reason for this, in addition to the standard deviation, is the color change of barberry after a few weeks.
  • Convenient packaging:
    Proper bulk packaging can significantly prevent potential damage to barberry. One of Artin’s new offerings is to use a special type of fabric for packaging products. (Contact the factory’s consultants for more information!)

Cheating in the Barberry Market:

Cheating in Barberry Market

Unfortunately, there are frauds in the barberry market. The reason for this is that most of the final processing of barberry is done according to the customer’s order.

Here’s a brief overview of the most common frauds on the market. Use these points especially when you are buying Iranian Dried Berberis Vulgaris in bulk to have a safe and long time business.

  1. Mixing Barberry Varieties:
    One of the things some producers do to reduce the price of barberry is to mix other types of barberry with the main barberry (eg, mixing pomegranate seed with puffy type) or adding a weaker barberry to the main load.
  2. Change the load humidity level:
    Some workshops increase the moisture content by adding water and oil to the barberry during processing. This makes the weight of the barberry more than it normally is. But after a few days, the barberry will lose moisture and all cartons will be less weighty than the first day.
  3. Use of barberry last year:
    Unfortunately, some of the barberries that have been left in storage or refrigerated for years have been sent to various markets with some paint and glaze.

Export Barberry to Australia

Export Barberry to Australia

One of the good markets of Iranian barberry is Australia. In addition to pofaki barberry, pomegranate seed (ANARI) barberry is also using in this country. But the largest volume of sales is for Pofaki Dried Berberis.

Barberry in Australia is available in both chain stores as well as food manufacturers looking to buy this product for use in other foods.

The main route of exporting barberry to Australia is usually by sea. Due to the high humidity, bulk packages with high durability must also use and reefer containers should use for shipping.

When buying barberry, be sure to ask the end customer in Australia if they need a health certificate for the product.
Because this certificate is not normally obtained for export unless the customer requests it.

In addition to checking the moisture content of the barberry, the residual test for pesticides and nitrate receives from the Food and Drug Administration for the main load.

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