Economy, Domestic Economy

Iran’s Cold Storage Capacity Up 60%

Iran’s Cold Storage Capacity Up 60%Iran’s Cold Storage Capacity Up 60%

The capacity of Iran’s cold storage facilities has increased by 60% since President Hassan Rouhani took office in August 2013.

Agriculture Minister Mahmoud Hojatti said that by the end of the Iranian year 1391 (March 2013-14), total storage capacity stood at 2.5 million tons, which currently stands at 4 million tons, IRNA reported.

Cold storage facilities are used to store food products such as fruits, vegetables, meat and chicken.

About 40% of all cold storage facilities in Iran are located in Tehran.


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