Iran is the third big producer of raisin in the world. Raisin is a dried grape and varieties depend on the type of grape used, and t.
Raisins are traditionally sun-dried, but may also be water-dipped and artificially dehydrated. Golden raisins are treated with sulfur dioxide after drying to give them their golden color. Raisins can contain up to 72% sugars by weight, most of which is fructose and glucose. They also contain about 3% protein and 3.7%–6.8% dietary fiber.
Arian (Kala Tous) Investment, Industrial and Trading Group can supply the best quality raisin types as bellows:
Sultana Raisin :
The product in process is from seedless grapes of the Vitis Vinifera variety and are very sweet in taste. Sultanas can be treated with sulfur in order to gain a light brown color but the most popular one is the dark brown sultana which does not contain any sulfur
Sun-dried raisins are seedless grapes dried in direct sunlight and as a result they are typically dark-brown in color. This kind is treated without any additive and is high in sugar level.
This type has golden amber color with a naturally sweet and fruity flavor. Golden raisins are treated with Sulphur Dioxide to retain their golden color.
This Kind is produced from seedless grapes that are local Iranian type and is famous for its special sweet and sour taste and its long length shape. Green raisin like golden raisin is made using sulfur fumigation process and shade dried so they are green in color.