Raisins have more nutrition than their small size. When grapes are dried to produce raisins, the nutrients become concentrated, making a handful of raisins a snack rich in B vitamins, iron and potassium and raisins (dry grapes) are also a good source of carbohydrates for energy.
Iran is the third largest exporter of raisins in the world. Iran is exporting more than 150.000 MT (near 30% global consumption) of raisins worth around 250 million dollars per year.
There are different types of Iranian raisins although each has their own unique taste and specification. Their color and taste is different due to the difference of their drying process.