Iranian Almond

Paper skin almond, as its name implies, has a thin wooden skin with a narrow open mouth so it can be easily opened by hand pressure.

Paper skin almond is known as “monagha” almond in Iran.

Iranian almond is the nut of almond tree fruit which has a long shape.

The almond taste can be sweet or bitter (depends on almond type)

Almond nut consumption was common from ancient times .

In Iran there is 3 types of almond tree; one of them produces sweet almond while others produces bitter almonds.

Paper skin almond in fresh form has a villi Green color skin which can be separated after harvesting.

Almond type

Available types of almond and almond nut:

Mamra Almond in shell

Mamra Sweet Kernel (from 90 to 150 pieces per 100 gr).

Sangi almond in shell

Sweet kernels:

Brown Sweet

Golden Sweet

Light Brown Sweet

Almond Slice   

Whole Blanched

Paper skin almond

Physical characteristics:

Size: big and long

Shell color: brown

Outer nut color: opaque brown  

Nut inner color: creamy 

Usage & Benefits

Almonds contain a cyanogenic glycoside called amygladin.

This glycoside is very less in sweet almonds but in bitter almonds in the amount of 1 to 3.5 percent which is a toxic extent.

Therefore, in consuming bitter almonds, the necessary limits should be considered.

The properties of almond oil include cleansing the skin of the face and body, as well as the high collagen-producing properties of this oil.

Almond oil penetrates into the inner layers of the skin, eliminates impurities and inflammatory substances. People with blackheads or acne can use almond oil as a natural skin cleanser.

Sweet almond has various uses in the production of sweets, cakes and desserts and also has applications for decorating a variety of Iranian foods and desserts.


Paper skin almond is one of Iran almond production .

Isfahan paper skin almonds are a most known and unique kind of this type.

Paper skin almond is also harvesting from the city of Najafabad and Saman near Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari province.

Almond harvest time usually has a direct impact on the quality and size of this fruit, so gardeners should know the value of proper timing.

When the green skin of the almond dries and cracks, it is a proper time to harvest the fruit.

Paper skin almonds are usually harvested in October and September.

Nutrition facts

Nutrition factsPer 100 g  paper skin almond
Energy (kcal)578 kcal
Fat48.4 g
Saturated fat3.8 g
Carbohydrates20.7 g
Sugars3.7 g
Fibers11.2 g
Proteins20.2 g
Salt0.003 g
Sodium0.002 g


Almond Packing

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 paper skin almond  in different packaging as below:

Bulk packaging

10 kg carton 

20 kg carton 

Consumer packaging:

It can be vary according to customer’s request


Almond producers usually use two methods for peeling the skins of almond:

Group 1: by using proper tool and human source

Group 2: machinery

This company can provide both kinds of almonds in all grades.

Fresh city company, with years of experience in the field of providing,processing,preservation and packaging, Nuts, Dates and fresh products can supply customers with below paper skin almond grades:



Fresh City Company can also supply every size of almond in two forms:



3-Roasted with salt, lemon and saffron

Storage conditions

Almond gardeners and producers can store wooden shell stone almond until 8 years after harvesting .

normally blanch method is using for protecting almond nuts from corruption and pests .

almond nut can be preserved for 1 year in room temperature and in peeled form .

it is better to keep them in a cool place or refrigerator for long storage .

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


 Paper skin almond has different prices depending to its size and grade:

Please be in contact with our sale experts via whats app or email for notifying the latest price for paper skin almond.

Shape        Long   
Type    Machinery,humaniary
Flavor  Raw, Roasted,Blaunched  
Smell  Naturally almond’s aroma without foreign odor
Grades/Sizes A – B
For raw almond   5-7%
For Roasted & Salted almond 2-3%
Shelf Life and Storage Condition  12 month, Keep in cool and dry place, away from direct sunlight
Harvesting time  October & September
Chemical/Artificial Additives  No, completely natural and healthy, GMO Free, Gluten-Free
Packing type in bulk 10kg Vacuumed carton, 20kg Vacuumed carton
Consumer Packing  from 100g to 1000g in different kind of packing
OEM  Possible


Almond Process


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