Supply of fruits, nuts, sweets plentiful for Yalda Night

Financial Tribune – Fruits traditionally consumed by Iranians on Yalda Night, which coincides with Dec. 21 this year, are aplenty and available at reasonable prices, the head of Fruit and Vegetable Sellers Union said.

Asadollah Kargar also told ILNA that watermelon, pomegranates, persimmons and citrus fruits have been supplied to the domestic market in abundance.

According to Hossein Asghari, an official with the Ministry of Agriculture’s agronomical affairs, 90,723 tons of watermelon have been supplied to meet the domestic demand on Yalda Night.

Mostafa Ahmadi, the head of Nut Sellers Union, said that there is no shortage of nuts in the market and prices are under control.