Raisins are dried grapes. Iran is the third-largest exporter of any kind of dried raisins in the world by exporting more than 150,000 Million Tones (27% global Consumption) of raisins worth around 250 million dollars annually. The advantage of Iranian Raisins is principally price, minerals, and processing. That is the reason why Iranian Raisins are amongst the finest raisins in the world.
Golden Raisins are made using sulfur fumigation process and shade dried so they are golden amber in color with a naturally sweet and fruity flavor. These characteristics are merely available in grapes grown in Bonab area and this city is the only and best producer of this kind of raisins in Iran.
Sultana raisins are seedless grapes and are Light to dark brown in color, which have been dried by treating in sulfur in order to gain a light brown color. Sultana Raisins come from Malayer city in Iran. Sultana raisins have a color scale ranging from light to dark as well as various size option according to export destination.
Sun-dried raisins are seedless grapes dried in direct sunlight and as a result, they are typically dark-brown in color. Sun-Dried Raisins is treated without any additive and is high in sugar level. Sun drying is seen as a natural way to produce raisins that not only gives them a particular intense flavor but also maintains the delicate balance of nutrients of the original grapefruit.
Yellow Raisins also are known as Long Golden Raisins or Kashmar Yellow Raisin are cultivated in the northeast side of Iran in provinces such as Khorasan in areas such as Kashmar. All the process of Yellow Raisins is same as Green Raisins. The difference is that Yellow Raisins are Sulphur added for having a yellow color.