EghtesadOnline: With 23 million head of livestock, Iranian nomads produce 200,000 tons of red meat and 350,000 tons of dairy products annually, the head of Nomadic Affairs Organization said.
EghtesadOnline: Close to 87,000 tons of yogurt worth $108 million were exported from Iran in the first eight months of the current Iranian year (March 21-Nov. 21, 2017), indicating a 20% fall in weight but a 2% rise in value compared with the similar period of last year.
EghtesadOnline: Iran is one of the top milk producers and has ambitious plans to grab a bigger share of the global milk and dairy market.
EghtesadOnline: Deputy Minister of Agricultural Jihad for husbandry production Hassan Rokni said on Saturday that Iran has exported 404,000 tons of dairy products in the first four months of the current year to 30 world countries.
EghtesadOnline: About 153,000 tons of dairy products worth $264 million were exported from Iran during the first four months of the current fiscal year (March 21-July 22), registering a 3% and 28% growth in weight and value respectively compared with the corresponding period of last year, Tehran Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture reported on its news portal.
EghtesadOnline: The Iranian dairy industry is beginning to expand, as dairy companies now target export destinations such as Russia, according to DairyReporter, a French news service in dairy processing industry.
EghtesadOnline: Iran is targeting dairy exports worth $1 billion in the current fiscal year (March 2017-18), Agriculture Minister Mahmoud Hojjati said.
EghtesadOnline: Dairy products had the biggest share in Iran's food exports in the last Iranian year (ended March 20, 2017).
EghtesadOnline: Iran accounts for 20% of Iraq’s $600 million import market for dairy products, according to managing director of Food, Agriculture and Pharmaceuticals Holding of the Civil Servants Pension Organization, Ali Roumi.
EghtesadOnline: Iran’s trade surplus in the livestock and dairy sectors has witnessed a significant hike in recent years.