Dried Fruits

Dried Fruits

What is Dried Fruits?

Dried fruit has been available for thousands of years in the Mediterranean and Middle East. Dates are one of the earliest dried fruits that were eaten. Dried fruit is fruit from which the majority of the original water content has been removed either naturally, through sun drying or through the use of specialized dryers or dehydrators.
Dried fruit can be preserved for much longer than fresh fruit and can be a handy snack, particularly on long trips where refrigeration is not available.
You can have some sweetness to your daily meals by enjoying dried fruits. Popular dried fruits include raisins, date, prune, fig, apricots, apple, banana, peaches, mango, pineapple, berries and other.
The European countries, UK, Netherlands are the largest markets for edible dried fruits in the world. Iran is at the first rank of fruit production countries in the Middle East. Iran is also in the eighth rank in worldwide. Most of the Iranian fruit could be converted to dried ones. And these products are so popular all around the world because they have no additives or preservatives and are completely natural and organic, also due to the absence of fat, sugar or salt, it is suitable for everyone.

Dried Apricots

Dried Apricots

What is Dried Apricots?

One of the very popular fruits that enter the market in summer is apricots. Apricot trees range in size from 1-2.5 meter high and harvest season of apricots is summer. This delicious and nutritious fruit can be consumed in dry form as well. Apricots are also considered to be one of the best dried fruits that are sold in the world as apricots.
Gheysi or dried apricots is one of the best dried fruits in Iran. It contains nutrients such as dietary fiber, vitamin C, E and A, beta carotene, iron, potassium, and so on.
The benefits of dried apricots are due to the fact that the drying process destroys the juice without changing its nutritional value. Dried apricots have a long shelf life and are widely used as a nutritious snack.

Different types of apricots cultivated in Iran

• Almond Apricots
• Funnel Apricots
• Shredded Sugar Apricots (Shakarpareh)
• Nakhjavan Apricots
• Apricots Ghavami and…
Dried apricot slices are used to decorate cakes, ice creams, sweets, and jellies. Dried apricots are also used in the preparation of jams, marmalades, and syrups. Dried apricot fruits are used in the confectionery and cake industry to improve both the design and taste of cakes and best healthy snack for their children. they are effective in improving learning, restoring lost energy, and increasing concentration. These delicious dried fruits can be easily stored, just keep them in covered containers away from sunlight in a cool place or refrigerator.
Iran is one of the largest producers of dried apricot. Apricots are mostly cultivated in East Azerbaijan, Semnan, West Azerbaijan, Tehran, Razavi Khorasan, Golestan and chrysanthemums Bakhtiari Provinces of Iran.

Benefits of Dried Apricots

• Increased Concentration of Nutrients
• Promoting Eye Health
• Improving Bone Mineral Density
• Skin Damage and The Effects of Aging
• Treatment of Anemia
• May Help Reduce Blood Pressure
• Promoting Gut Health
• Rich in Antioxidants

Dried Figs

Iranian Dried Figs

What is Dried Figs?

Fig is a species of flowering plant from the Moraceae family by the scientific name (Ficus Moraceae). Studies shows that fig was cultivated more than thousands years ago in Middle East before wheat, barley and legumes.
Dried fig is sweat too much and contain a lot of sugar so, this is a good reason for that, athletes use figs. It is a good source of potassium and potassium is an element that is used to control blood pressure and Reduces body heat. It is also containing fiber and several essential minerals, including magnesium, manganese and calcium.
Dried fig can be eaten dry but can also be re-soaked in water or fruit juice. With the dried figs you can complement, taste or garnish a wide variety of dishes.
Iranian dried Fig is a unique and widely consumed in the world because of its color, taste and size.




What is Hazelnut?

The hazelnut also known as the filbert, is a type of nut that comes from the Corylus tree. Hazelnuts have a sweet flavor and can be eaten raw, roasted or ground into a paste. Like other nuts, hazelnuts are rich in nutrients and have a high content of protein, fats, vitamins and minerals.
hazelnuts are encased in a smooth, hard brown shell but are most commonly sold shelled. The sweet-tasting, cream-coloured kernel is small and round, with a pointed tip. Its thin, dark brown skin is faintly bitter, so some people like to remove this before eating.
It Also known as cobnuts or filberts, like almost all nuts, they have a high fat content, which means they will go rancid pretty quickly if not refrigerated.

Benefits of Hazelnuts

• Supporting healthy bowel movements
• Reducing weight gain
• Protecting against cell damage
• Lowering cholesterol
• Improving insulin sensitivity
• Supporting heart health
• Reducing inflammation
• Improving sperm count



What is Raisins?

• Sun Dried Raisins (Thompson)
• Golden Raisins
• Green Kashmar Raisins
• Golden Kashmar Raisins
• Bavanat / Raisins with seeds

Raisin is a dried grape. It is produced in many countries and eaten raw or used in cooking, baking, and brewing. Raisins, sultanas and currants are different types of dried grapes and popular types of dried fruit. Raisins are rich in essential vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, iron, potassium, calcium and fiber. They are naturally sweet in flavor and used in different sweet and savory dishes.
Drying grapes and producing raisin has a long history in Iran. Fertile agriculture, high quality agricultural lands, the use of modern and organic technologies in raisin production has made Iran as one of the largest exporters of raisins in the world.


Raisins are a type of grape that has been dried for around three weeks. Grapes darken as they dry, which gives raisins their dark brown color. There are many different types of raisins with different shapes, colors, sizes, and flavors.


Sultanas are made from green seedless grapes, especially the Thompson Seedless variety. Against raisins, sultanas are typically coated in an oil-based solution prior to drying to speed up the process. For this reason, they are often lighter in color than raisins and currants.


Currants, also known as Zante currants, are tiny, dried grapes. Currants are made by drying a variety of small, seedless grapes called Black Corinth and Carina. Currants are dried for up to three weeks. Because of their small size, they have a sweet, tangy and intense flavor and add texture and sweetness to both sweet and savory dishes.



What is Walnut?

Persian walnut (Juglans regia L.) is the second-most important nut crop grown in Iran. it is a nutritionally rich and also popular nut which is largely consumed in all of the world. In addition to dry walnut, green walnuts, kernels, shells, green walnut husks, barks and leaves have been used in many industries such as cosmetic and pharmaceutical industries. Walnuts contains calories, fat, carbohydrates and protein.

Walnuts are from beech trees and grows and reproduced in many countries. Iran, China, America, France and Japan produce and distribute large amounts of walnuts worldwide but Iranian walnut is well known in all of the world.

 According to botanical scientists, the Iranian walnut was first taken to the Middle East and from there to countries such as Italy, Greece and the United Kingdom and later into the United States. Studies show that walnuts were first planted in Rome and later in Iran a new specimen of this tree was cultivated and spread from Iran to many other countries.

The taste and smell of Iranian walnut in general is superior to all other walnut models and the only walnut that is economically consumed is Iranian walnut.

Health Benefits of Walnuts

• Rich in Antioxidants
• Super Plant Source of Omega-3s
• Decrease Inflammation
• Promotes a Healthy Gut
• Reduce Risk of Some Cancers
• Supports Weight Control
• Help Manage Type 2 Diabetes and Lower Your Risk
• Help Lower Blood Pressure
• Supports Healthy Aging
• Supports Good Brain Function
• Supports Male Reproductive Health
• Improves Blood Fats
• Widely Available and Easy to Add to Your Diet



Different Types of Pistachios
  • Fandoghi
  • Kalle Ghouchi
  • Akbari
  • Ahmad Aghaei
  • Badami
  • Whole Pistachio Kernel
What Are Pistachios?

The pistachio is a member of the cashew family. Pistachio is a small tree originating from central Asia and the Middle East. Pistachios are the seeds of the pistachio tree, who usually green and slightly sweet. They are called nuts, but botanically pistachios are seeds. it is known as the (smiling nut) in Iran and the (happy nut) in China.
Interestingly, people have been eating pistachios since 7000 BC. Nowadays, they’re very popular in many dishes, including ice cream and desserts. Pistachio nuts are not only tasty and fun to eat but also super healthy.
Pistachios contain protein, fiber and antioxidants and contain several essential nutrients and rich in minerals such as Phosphorus, Potassium, Calcium, Iron, Magnesium, Zinc, Copper, Sodium. They are also good source for essential vitamins like Vitamins A, B6, C, E, and K as well as Thiamine, Riboflavin, Niacin, etc.
At Yaser Foods Industries Trading, we export a wide range of high quality, Free-Aflatoxin raw pistachios, roasted pistachios, roasted and salted pistachios, roasted and salted pistachios– Saffron coated. These kinds of our products are available in the most grocery stores and by contacting our commercial department you can order them in the bulk.
• Long pistachios: Akbari, Ahmad Aghaei and Badami
• Round pistachios: Kalleh Quchi and Fandoghi
What makes us different is we guarantee Aflatoxin free pistachio.

Pistachio Health Benefits

• Rich in nutrients
• Low in calories
• Packed with antioxidants
• Good for eye health
• Beneficial for gut health
• High in protein for vegans and vegetarians
• Helpful for weight loss
• Important for heart health
• Good for blood sugar balance
• Reduce colon cancer risk