Barberry is a small, oval, red and sour-tasting fruit that is harvested from 1 to 5 meters long thorny shrubs. Barberry shrubs usually fruiting in clusters.
Iran is the largest producer of barberry in the world and it is known as the main exporter of barberry in the world. There are several types of barberry in Iran whose shrubs are the same, but the difference in watering, weather and soil of each region effects on the properties and characteristics of barberry.
Due to the climatic conditions of Iran, barberry is produced in red and blackish red colors.
Important types of Iran production barberry are:
1- Shiny red barberry (Dane Anari)
2 puffy barberry
- Shiny red barberry (Dane Anari): Most traders and importers of barberry choose this type of barberry because of its reasonable price, humidity and freshness of product in the harvest season. In appearance, it is different from puffy barberry, so that Shiny red barberry (Dane Anari) is flat and each piece has a smaller volume than puffy barberry. Producers also use direct sunlight for drying this type of barberry. Shiny red barberry (Dane Anari) is more affordable than others and its price is competitive.
Shiny red barberry (Dane Anari) moisture: 14 to 18%
- Puffy Barberry: Puffy barberry is the most luxurious and valuable type of Iranian barberry which it is not exposed to direct sunlight in drying process due to maintaining more quality. So it takes 3-4 months to process and dry it. This type of barberry is generally popular for its puffy state and bright red color as well as its clear surface. Puffy barberry is more beautiful in appearance than other types of barberry and has a higher production volume than other cultivars each year.
Humidity of puffy barberry: 12-14%
Usage & Benefits
There is an ammonium salt in the barberry texture which called berberine. Existence Berberine in barberry tissue can have significant antibacterial, antifungal and antimicrobial properties.
Barberry can also be used to relieve a wide range of inflammations and infections in the body.
Regular consumption of this sour, tasty and of course colored fruit can improve hypertension, arrhythmias and other heart problems as well as cleansing the liver and Gallbladder.
It can be said that barberry is a kind of product that can be found in all Iranian homes.
This nutritious and small dry fruit usually uses along with other Iranian foods.
Barberry can be consume as a main ingredient in many recipes. Also Barberry can be blended with meat or many other foodstuffs in any delicious and excellent recipes.
In Iran, this colorful dried fruit is usually used to decorate cooked rice and a variety of foods and appetizers. For obtaining unique properties of barberry, Iranians usually use this product in the form of barberry herbal tea, barberry juice, barberry syrup, etc.
Barberry also has industrially applications in the confectionery industry, jam production, sauce production, etc…
In Iran, barberry is usually harvested from the northeastern provinces of Iran, especially Khorasan Razavi and Birjand.
Barberry harvest season usually starts in early spring (mid-February to late March).
|Nutrition Facts||Per 28 g barberry|
|Protein content||4.1 g|
|Fat content||0.1 gr|
The fresh city company, with years of experience in the field of providing, packaging and exporting nuts and dried fruit to all over the world, can provide dear worldwide customers by barberry in different packaging as below:
10 kg carton
It can be vary according to customer’s request
Fresh City Company can provide all kinds of barberries in the following qualities / grades for dear customers according to customer needs:
- High clean
Barberry Consumers can store barberry at room temperature that is well ventilated (below 12 degrees Celsius) for a period of 1 year, but to maintain quality and also to prevent spoilage and obsolescence taste…, it is better to preserve them in below 5 ° C refrigerator for a long time.
Barberry loading capacity in the container
20-foot container: 12-14 tons
40-foot container: maximum 25 tons
Shipping: Ordinary / Dry container
Shipping and delivery
The fresh city company with its professional records in the field of exporting dried fruit to all over the world, can implement all necessary actions for transferring, shipping and exporting the products
This company can make contracts in the form of FOB or CFR depending on customer demands
Barberry has different prices depending to its type and grade:
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|Color||Red to blackish red|
|Type||Shiny red(Dane Anari), Puffy|
|Smell||Naturally barberry aroma without foreign odor|
|Taste||Sour and delicious|
|Grades||AAA – High clean|
|Shelf Life and Storage Condition||12 month, Keep in cool and dry place(below 12 centigrade, away from direct sunlight|
|Harvesting time||February and march|
|Chemical/Artificial Additives||No, completely natural and healthy, GMO Free, Gluten-Free|
|Packing type in bulk||10kg Vacuumed carton|
|Consumer Packing||Customer request|
|Order time||Whole year|