Iran’s 4-Month Exports of Sweet, Bread Top $152mln
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iran exported over $152 million worth of sweets and bread to more than 56 countries in the first 4 months of the current year (March 20-July 21), according to Iran's customs Administration (IRICA) Spokesman Rouhollah Latifi.
Iran is one of the powerful global rivals in the field of confectionery and chocolate industry, Latifi said, adding that in the first 4 months of the current year more than $58,009,142 million of sweets and chocolates have been exported to more than 38 countries.
In the same period, 106,336 tons of dry bread, crumbs, biscuits, wafers, and other cereal products worth $94,883,421 million were exported to more than 53 countries, he added.
He also said that Iraq, Afghanistan, and Pakistan are Iran’s main sweet and bread export destinations.
Latifi added that Iranian bread, sweets, and chocolates are being exported to Norway, Netherlands, Australia, Germany, Austria, Canada, Malaysia, Japan, Poland, Djibouti, Armenia, Russia, Pakistan, Kuwait, Ivory Coast, Qatar, Kyrgyzstan, Switzerland, China, Bahrain, Iraq, Tajikistan, Somalia, Yemen, UAE, Afghanistan, Belarus, Niger, Oman, etc.
Being in full compliance with international standards and technical know-how, the machines in Iranian factories are producing palatable products from high-quality raw materials, he said.