Iranian Pistachios for Chinaartinnuts
The first official market for Iranian pistachios is China. Not only long (also round or jumbo) pistachio nuts but also pistachio kernels are exporting to China.
Pistachio exports to China and Hong Kong from Iran are booming along with pistachio kernels.
The supply price of export-quality pistachios in the Chinese market is absolutely competitive.
Export of Pistachios from Iran to East Asia
East Asian countries are very good buyers of Iranian pistachios.
China, Japan, and Korea buy Iranian pistachios and pistachio kernels in large quantities.
Pistachios exported from Iran to these countries are often assigned to two types of Fandoghi (Round-Shape) and Ahmad Aghaei (Long-Shape).
Since very competitive prices are really important in these markets, traders try to import directly.
Along with the pistachio trade, the export of pistachio kernels, especially green peeled pistachio kernels, to these markets is booming.
In addition to competitive prices, product quality is one of the most important and basic parameters of pistachio buyers in these countries.
Iranian pistachios exports to China and Hong Kong account for high non-oil exports of Iran each year.
Not only bulk pistachio nuts but also small shopping packages are using for export to China and Hong Kong.
Best Varieties of Iranian Pistachios for China
Iran is known as one of the largest producers of pistachios in the world.
Competition in production and quality of pistachios is between Iran and the United States.
Iran, as one of the market participants in the field of pistachio nuts and kernels, produces the following types of pistachios for export:
- Akbari Pistachio Nuts
- Ahmadaghaei Pistachio Nuts
- Badami Pistachio Nuts
- Kalleghouchi Pistachio Nuts
- And finally, Fandoghi Pistachio Nuts
These 5 types are the most well-known varieties among Iranian pistachios.
The price of each of these types is based on size (counts per ounce) and other quality parameters.
The most important quality features that are important are:
Size, Percentage of close-mouth, Natural-Open or Mechanical-Open, Percentage of Slightly-Open, Freshness, and Good Taste
Obviously, Pistachios are selling by various companies and factories.
Most of these production and workshop units are in Kerman and Khorasan provinces.
These two provinces have the highest production of pistachios.
The reason for this claim is the number of active pistachio recording terminals in these pistachio producing provinces.
These recording terminals supply the most Iranian pistachios using for export to China.
Artin Pistachios Sales Center
The Artin company is one of the companies active in the field of processing various types of pistachios in Khorasan Razavi province.
In this company, in addition to supplying various types of export pistachios, pistachio kernels are also producing in different qualities.
The pistachio kernels producing in this company are:
Peeled green pistachio kernels, Purple-Skin pistachio kernels, Green pistachio kernels, Slivered Pistachios, Pistachio Granules
In this commercial production unit, pistachio nuts and kernels are placed in different bulk packages:
- Bags in different weights
- 10 or 12.5 kg carton
- Also, 10 or 12.5 kg vacuum packages
To receive the cost of each of these packages, you can contact the Artin sales unit.
You can also get the price list of pistachio nuts and kernels for export from the experts of the sales unit.
The service and sales office of this production unit is active in the holy city of Mashhad, and in order to sign a contract, you can visit in person with prior coordination to arrange a contract.
Pistachio Delivery to China
The main route for pistachio exports to China is via sea from Bandar Abbas to various ports in China and Hong Kong.
In this route, most 40′ or 20′ containers are selecting for shipment.
Depending on the product packaging, between 18 and 22 tons of pistachios can be sent in a 40′ container.
Another way (Mostly for small quantities) is to send by air, which has a high cost.
Airfreight is often using for expensive green pistachio kernels with smaller order volumes.
But the main and important route of pistachio transportation from Iran to China is from Bandar Abbas to Shenzhen and Guangzhou ports.
To inquire about shipping prices, you can contact various shipping companies that specially serve the Iran-China line.
All trade affairs and also customs formalities and procedures for exporting pistachios to China perform by Artin’s experienced trading team.
Contact the sales department experts to receive clearance and customs fees and obtain the necessary certificates.