“300 thousand tons of Apples out of 700 thousand tons of the whole harvested amount of this commodity have been stored in the province West Azerbaijan for balancing the market in the late months of the year,” said Omid Salari, Executive of the Cooperative Company of Orumieh’s gardeners.
“Over 30 billion Rials of credits has been designated to this storage plan,” he added. “Each Kilogram of tree Apple of type grade one has been priced 550 to 600 Tomans, grade two 450 to 500 Tomans and the grade three 250 to 350 Tomans in the domestic markets of the city Orumieh,” continued Salari.
“Over One Third of the province’s Apples or 230 thousand tons are attracted by the Concentrate and Juice industries annually,” he mentioned. “This province has the capacity of attracting 35 percent of Iran’s produced Apple because of 60 units of industrial fruits units to be converted into juices,” affirmed Salari.