This kind is oven-dried and then sulfur is added to preserve its color.
Gold Raisins are dried Seedless grapes of the Vitis vinifera species. Customers also know this raisin as Dark Brown Raisin or Seedless Dark Thompson.
As it is clear from its name the color of this raisin is golden. Farmers start processing the golden raisins with double washing it. Then we dry it in the shadows and coat them with vegetable oil so it doesn’t lose its moisture too quickly. Also, so the berries don’t stick to each other. Besides, the oil gives berries a moderate shine. The next step is to remove the stems and clean them. The final step is laser sorting them.
Because of the high sugar level of raisins, they taste quite sweet. So, they are a perfect replacement for white sugar.
The Standard Level of SO2 (Sulfur dioxide) for Golden Raisin is between 2500 – 3000 ppm. In Other words, Golden Raisin has the highest SO2 level.
This raisin berry size is generally between 280 to 360 pieces per 100 gr. So, compared to Sultana Raisin Dark Brown they are a bit bigger. They are usually the same size as Malayer Raisin.
This type of raisin has high demand among customers. Because Golden Raisins have a wide variety of usage. For example, customers use this type of raisin for the below purposes:
- Industrial use
- Direct Use and consumption
- Bakery, including cakes and cookies
- Snack and Power Bars
- Chocolate Making
- Breakfast Cereals
Golden Raisin`s Harvest Season starts in late September and Mid-October. So, our suggestion for customers is to book their orders in the first weeks of September. Although please note raisins will be available during the year.
This type of raisin prefers to grow on hillsides and the skirt of mountains. Because Iran has many mountainous areas, farmers can grow this raisin in many provinces. For example, you can find vineyards in West & East Azerbaijan, Hamedan, Markazi, Qazvin, North Khorasan, and Shiraz.
We have many customers from all over the world who are interested in this type of raisin. For example, Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, Poland, Croatia, Switzerland, Italy, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Oman, Qatar, India, Malaysia, and Singapore.
Iran Dried Fruit Company is a wholesaler, manufacturer, and exporter of raisins. We supply below grades:
- Laser Sort Super Quality
- 10 kg cartons
- Our Production line can arrange other packing types per customer`s request
Minimum Order Quantity: for raisin is 3 -10 Tons based on the chosen transportation form.
Loading: raisins can be loaded and shipped in 20 ft. dry and refrigerator containers, most importantly our recommendation for far distances and warm areas, is to use refrigerator containers, so the cargo will remain safe and sound during transportation.
Loading capacity of containers:
- 20 ft. Container: up to 20 Tons
Shelf life: one year after the production date.
Keeping condition: Users can keep these raisins at room temperature which has good air ventilation and it is free of dust. However, In our professional opinion, it is better to keep them in the Refrigerator which is cool (below 7 Centigrade) and dry with proper air ventilation.
Production Time: It depends on your needed quantity. So, It can vary between 15-25 working days.