Iranian Dried Barberry Wholesale
Iran’s export of Zereshk (Fresh and Dried Fruits) has greatly increased. Iranian Dried Barberry Wholesale is one of the services of the Artin company besides export and supply options.
Iranian barberry is known as edible red barberry in international markets. The red color and sour taste of Iranian barberry is an important criterion for buyers of barberry in the global market.
Many suppliers sell this product under following names:
- Zereshk, Zeresht, Zereshg, Berberis Vulgaris, Berberitzen, sarıçalı, барбарис
Iranian Dried Berberis Vulgaris Varieties
In Iran, fresh barberry only harvests from Khorasan orchards. By means of different methods of drying barberry, dried barberry produces in different types in the market.
This way you see various barberries in Iranian Dried Barberry Wholesale markets.
The most important varieties of dried berberis vulgaris are:
- Anari Barberry that literally means Pomegranate Seed Barberry because of pomegranate color
- Pofaki Barberry that is also meaning Puff Barberry because of its puffy shape
There are other varieties on the market as well, but the production of these two types is higher than the other types.
Those who are in dried barberry wholesale business from different countries know more about these two types of barberries.
Some identify these types of barber with Grade A and Grade B.
Harvest season in Iran starts in late September and continues until the end of November. Harvest time in different areas of Birjand, Qa’enat, Zirkuh, etc. varies depending on the weather.
Medicinal benefits of Barberry
Since barberry has many therapeutic properties and benefits, its applications are numerous and varied.
This makes Wholesales of this product increase day by day.
The most important medicinal properties of barberry include:
- Reduce blood pressure
- Treatment of gastrointestinal diseases
- Decreases blood concentration
- Epilepsy Treatment
- Help with diabetes treatment
Of course, in addition to the barberry itself, the bark and stem of the barberry tree are also used in some diseases.
One of the main centers for purchasing Iranian barberry varieties are pharmaceutical companies.
The bark and stem of the barberry tree is full of berberine.
Berberine is a quaternary ammonium salt that it is from the protoberberine group of benzylisoquinoline alkaloids. Berberine finds in some plants such as Barberry. Berberine mostly finds in the stems and bark.
Iranian Dried Barberry Wholesale
Iranian barberry varieties are selling in different countries but of course the choice of barberry depends on the country of destination and the type of uses.
As an example, ANARI Barberries are commonly using in the production of Lokum (Turkish delights) in Turkey and in Germany for the production of drinks, but Swedish chain stores and restaurants in different countries use POFAKI Barberry.
The most important buyers of Iranian barberry in the past few years are as follows:
Other countries, such as Australia, Canada, Qatar, Kuwait and Lebanon, are buying less volumes of Iranian barberry.
Important parameters for determining the quality of barberry in the export market must be considered.
For many countries, heavy metals, nitrates and residues of pesticides are very sensitive.
One of the special offers of Artinnuts Company is the laboratory analysis of validated centers as well as the Health Certificate of the Food and Drug Administration for all exported barberry.
Export-Oriented Barberry Parameters
The most important criteria to consider, when buying barberry for export, are as following:
- Moisture content
- External substances (gravel, sand, twigs, leaves, etc.)
- Percentage of nitrate
- Amount of heavy metals and pesticide residues
- Suitable packaging
The first four are usually examined in a laboratory, but the best packaging must be selected based on destination customs approval.
For example, Artin Company is using special fabric packages that is tested in various markets.
The final type of packaging approved for all the countries. They are using special fabric bags placed in cartons.