Iran exports 600,000 tons of dairy products annually

Mashhad, Khorasan Razavi, July 21, IRNA – A senior Iranian official said in this northeastern province on Thursday that over 600,000 tons of dairy products are exported to 30 countries each year.

Talking to IRNA, Deputy Minister of Agriculture Hassan Rokni said more than nine million tons of milk are produced in Iran each year.

Putting the annual per capita milk consumption in Iran at about 100-110 kilograms, he added the figure should reach 160 kilograms in order for the materialization of the target set in the 2026 Vision Plan.

He also called for implementing appropriate measures to ensure active presence of Iran in the global markets.