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Iran Allspice Exports Earn $6m in 5 Months

Iran's Allspice Exports Earn $6m in 5 MonthsIran's Allspice Exports Earn $6m in 5 Months

More than 14,850 tons of allspice worth over 197.1 billion rials ($6 million) were exported from Iran during the five months to August 22, according to figures released by the Islamic Republic of Iran Customs Administration.

The main export destinations for Iranian allspice were Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Afghanistan, the UAE, Turkmenistan, Iraq, Kazakhstan, the Russian Federation, Oman, Kyrgyzstan, Kuwait, Qatar, Pakistan and Argentina, Young Journalists Club reported.

Allspice, also called pimenta, Jamaica pimenta, myrtle pepper or Turkish yenibahar, is the dried unripe fruit (berries, used as a spice) of Pimenta dioica. It is widely used in Caribbean, Arab and Middle Eastern Cuisine as well as sausage production in Europe.

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