Best quality organic raisins (kishmish) in the world

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Raisins are soft and sweet dried grapes which are loaded with essential nutritional particles and health benefits. Four season countries are the best place for growing the best raisins. Iran, as a four season country, has 2000-years history about raisin production and Iranian raisins are grown in many areas of Iran. You can consume up to 1.5 cups of raisins per day. You can typically store a pack of raisins bought at the store for around 6 to 12 months. If the pack is opened, the shelf life may decrease. 

You can use Iranian raisins which are the best quality raisins in the world in various forms such as: 

1. Soak them and use them as a table snack.

2. You can top Your Salad with raisins.

3. They are widely used in confectionary industry for example in muffins and cookies. 

4. Mix them with your cereal for a nutritional breakfast.

5. Add them to your mashed potatoes for a nutritious side dish.

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Raisins are categorized based on their process:

  1. Golden raisin 

Iranian golden raisins are produced from seedless green grapes, harvesting start from September, and drying start immediately after that. The color of golden raisin ranges from yellow, golden or greenish yellow to light amber. Harvested grapes are dipped, shade dried and sulfur treated although it is important that the residue be limited and below 2000 ppm. This type of raisin with a predominating yellow or golden color, has a unique almost smoky and tart after-taste.

  1. Sun dried raisin       

Natural sun-dried Thompson seedless raisin is famous for the sweet taste and its distinctive raisin flavor. Persian sun dried raisin is mainly produced in the province of Qazvin, Iran. This type of raisin is naturally dried under the sun without the dipping process that makes caramelizing of the fruit’s sugars contributes towards producing the different taste in raisin. The color of sun dried raisin is mostly dark brown. Raisin’s sweetness is 100% natural with no added sugar.

  1. Malayeri raisin

Persian Malayeri raisin is unique in color, it naturally has light brown color with a slight pink tinge. This type of raisin is almost the same as Sultana raisins but the difference is that Malayeri raisin is less sweet and lighter in color compared to Sultana. This type of raisin is particularly popular in eastern Europe and CIS countries. It originally is originally from Malayer city in Iran.

  1. Sultana raisin     

Sultana raisin is produced from seedless, white grapes. Iran Sultana raisin is famous because it has delicate and unique flavor. This raisin has lighter color and sweeter taste compared to other types of raisins. The color scale ranges from light to dark as well as various size options. For the dipping process, it is dipped in a solution of Potash and oil to accelerate the drying process and make the color of the raisin lighter. 

  1. Kashmari green raisin

Kashmari green raisin is characterized by its long size from Pekami grape. Iran Kashmari green raisin is famous for its sweet taste and distinctive sour underlying taste which is more suited to eastern. This type of raisin has a light green color by dipping grapes, dried in the shade. If the raisin gets SO2 treated, the name changes to “golden kashmari” or “golden long raisins”.

  1. golden Kashmari raisin

Golden Kashmari raisin is characterized by its long size from Pekami grape. If the raisin gets SO2 treated, the name changes to “golden kashmari” or “golden long raisins”. SO2 treating make the color yellow to golden and to keep the color gold, they do not dry it under the sun.

  1. Kishmish Iran

Kishmish raisin, also known as kishmish raisins, are quite a choice for those who have a craving for all the sweet things. One of the main differences between raisins and the best kishmish raisins is the shape of them – kismis are seedless and small with a yellowish green color.

If you are looking for more information about different types of raisins, read different type of raisins (kismis) article.

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Conclusion

Iran exports the best organic raisins. If you are starting a healthy lifestyle, you will not regret adding this nutritious raisin to your diet. So don’t hesitate and order the best raisins to eat online.

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