Iran Saffron Exports at Record High

About 236 tons of saffron worth more than $325 million were exported from Iran during the last fiscal year (March 2017-18), indicating a 55% and 56% growth in weight and value respectively compared with the year before.
This marks a 10-year record and growth in exports for two consecutive years, the head of Agriculture, Water and Food Industries Commission with Tehran Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture said.
“Some 20 countries were among our main export destinations.