Iran is among the top 3 in the world in the production and high quality of watermelon ...

Iran stands 3th in the world in watermelon production and export, the country’s annual production reaches more than 2,300,000 tons which puts the country in fourth position in the world.

Based on the reports, Iran’s watermelon production has increased in the first five months of Iranian calendar year starting on March 2012, which has led to a rise in the fruit export to foreign countries including the European countries and Persian Gulf littoral states. 

The export of different kinds of fruits has brought more than $400 million to the country, most of which belongs to watermelon share.