About Raisin

The product in process is from the Vitis vinifera L. family formed of Sun Dried Seedless Sultanas. After being double washed, sultanas are aspirated then sieved. Raisins - comes from the Latin racemes and means "a cluster of grapes or berries". Cultured for fruit, eaten fresh, processed into raisins or juice, with some cultivars adapted for the canning industry.

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The advantage of Iranian Raisins is principally its price, minerals and different methods of price, minerals and processing, and that's the reason why Iranian Raisins minerals are amongst the finest raisins in the world. In Iran Raisin colors vary by their drying process. For example, a dark purplish/black raisin or Black Raisin is sun-dried. A light to medium brown raisins or Sultana Raisin is dried under the shade. A golden to bright yellow raisins is dried under shade and is also treated with sulfur dioxide to retain color and is called Golden Raisin or Golden Bleached Raisins. Green Raisin is green in nature but if sulfur is added the color will have a yellowish green color to it (Golden Kashmar Raisins). The processed raisins are prepared from clean, sound, dried grapes; are properly stemmed and cap stemmed except for cluster or uncap stemmed then the raisins are sorted and cleaned.