Raw Natural Honey

Iran is either third or fourth rank in global honey production. Honey is a popular healthy and high-calorie food product. Honey has wide varieties, but the most notable are citrus, forest, wild mountain, multi flower, milkvetch, and coriander which are a significant share of Iranian exports of these products.

Iran has the most number of beehives, and after that, China has the most number of beehives. Most countries in the world want Iranian honey. Iran has 79,000 tons of the world’s fourth-largest honey producer, and about 5,000 tons are exported to the world market. There are about 90,000 documented people active in the beekeeping industry, and there are about 100 million colonies in the whole country used to produce Iranian honey.

We are glad to expand our market and welcome a partnership with distribution centers. We support our distributors assuring with premium and only 100% Natural Honey (no glucose, no overheating) bring real raw honey to satisfy end consumers.

What Factors Are Involved in Honey Pricing?

The physical and chemical characteristics of honey are effective on its market price. So that factors like the scent of honey, production location, and high traction of honey significantly affect its price.

Honey’s two essential properties are its scent and produced location; Scented fragrance versus unscented honey. And honey is produced in the mountains versus in farms and gardens.

These two properties are highly dependent on each other because the quality and variety of mountain flowers are the main reasons for scented and high-quality honey. Different kinds of honey have additional physical and chemical properties; because honeybees can obtain the nectar use of one or more types of flowers.

Time: One of the essential factors in pricing honey depends on its availability at certain times. Beekeepers have lower production due to different reasons, which would result in higher prices. So, the best thing to do is choose high volume available honey to avoid expensive products.

Raw Honey Package Types

 Consumer Packs

We have various types of packaging for products; We designed these packages in a way that will not only protect the Honey from damage but also shows the quality of the product and is easy to use.

Honey Hexagonal plastic jar

Sizes: 200g, 350g, 500g

The lid is on one aspect of the hexagon. The transparent plastic container shows the quality of the honey on the shelf. This package type can be made from glass and plastic. The plastic jar is lighter than the glass jar, but the glass jar looks better and shows honey clearer.

Matchbox date packs
rectangle date packs

Honey Cylindrical Plastic/Glass Jar

Sizes: 150g, 250g, 350g, 700g, and 1Kg

There are many sizes from 150 gr to 1 kg for this package type.

Like the hexagonal jar, the transparent plastic jar shows the quality of the honey on the shelf. This package type can be made from glass and plastic. The plastic jar is lighter than the glass jar, but the glass jar looks better and shows honey clearer.

Honey Hexagonal Cylinder glass jar

Sizes: 350g and 700g

The lid is on the top of the cylinder. Like the previous two packages, you can choose a plastic or glass type. The shipping cost and maintenance are essential for importing and distributing products. Mature and affluent markets have a good demand for different packages like glass types.

Cylindrical plastic date packs
rectangle baby carton dates box

Honey Custom designs, PET container (preform polyethylene terephthalate)

If your market has traction and demand for a specially designed package, we can produce and pack honey in your desired package design. These packages are usually made from (PET) preform polyethylene terephthalate by molding machine. So, it takes more time than available packages.

Private label packing

Persa Trading can supply dates with your private label in desired package types for Pre-orders before the harvest season. Contact the sales department to get more information.

Date fruit labeling
bulk dates

Honey Bulk packs

We pack raw natural honey in a bulk tin can. The can is solid and secure to carry honey in containers and vehicles.

Tin Container capacity: 27kg

Iranian Raw Honey Types

Mono-floral honey may be made from one flower or several flowers because the bees use other flower nectars to make honey.

All hive honey is made from several different flowers, but one is dominant and abundant.

Persian Dried Barberries Types

Persa Trading supplies two types of barberries, puffy barberries, and Pomegranate seed-like barberries.

Thyme Honey

We obtain thyme honey from mint flowers and pollen of thyme species, especially thyme (Thymus vulgaris), wild thyme, and black cumin. Thyme honey may be made from one flower or several flowers because the bees use other flower nectars to make honey. This honey has a pleasant aroma of thyme flowers with many medicinal and color properties, usually darker than different kinds of honey. Harvesting time is July and August.

Citrus Honey

Citrus Honey is made with nectar collected by bees from Citrus orchards in Iran’s farmlands. Citrus Honey is light, aromatic, and carries a pleasant aroma of orange groves and citrus flowers. One of the most popular honey at Persa Trading. Harvesting time is from April till late August.

Milkvetch and Coriander Honey

Milkvetch Honey is a particular type of honey with a soft and excellent taste and aroma of Astragalus flowers. It supports the immune system, has Anti-aging effects, and is used for Chemotherapy symptoms, Heart disease, Diabetes, Kidney disease, and wound healing. Coriander honey is specialized honey with a beautiful amber color and citrus and coriander flavor and aroma. It features several health benefits and has an exquisite taste that you can’t compare to regular honey. Harvesting time is from late June to late August.

Multi Flower Honey

Multi flower honey is one of the most amazing natural supplements that deal with various health problems like indigestion or wounds and sunburn, or other skin problems. Raw honey is a natural moisturizer that can help with facial skin problems like pimples, acne and rashes, and dry skin. The only thing is that you need to use 100% natural raw multi flower honey. Multi flower Honey is natural and pure honey produced by bees collecting nectars from many plants. The produced honey has a mixture of tastes of all the plants. All Persa Trading’s honey was tested twice for authenticity, one on arrival and then on finished products. Harvesting time is from April to late August.

Acacia Honey

Acacia honey is entirely organic honey obtained from the acacia flower. This honey has a very light color, is almost transparent, and has a very soft texture. Acacia honey crystallizes very slowly because it is high in fructose. It is the least allergenic of all other honey types. Its low pollen content makes it suitable for many allergy sufferers. Harvesting time is from April to late August.

Ziziphus or Sidr Honey

The Sidr honey is from the nectar of the Ziziphus or Lote tree. This tree is found in the southern regions of Iran. In the middle east, people use all parts of the tree to derive medicinal qualities. Since the whole tree is claimed to possess healing properties, the same applies to its nectars, making honey a possible cure for any illness or sickness. Sidr honey is used in cooking a variety of home foods and sweets, and it’s used as a smoothening agent for hair and a bunch of cosmetic and ayurvedic products. Harvesting time is from late September to November.

Exporting Honey


You may have encountered the proposition that honey does not rot. This is not a misconception, but it does not reflect the whole truth. The fact is that quality honey is very resistant to corruption and spoilage. But this does not mean that its quality does not decrease. If honey is stored in unsuitable conditions, it will undoubtedly experience a severe decline in quality and, in some cases, even spoilage.


Loading capacity of containers:

20 ft. Container: up to 12-14 Tons

40 ft. Container: up to 25 Tons

Shelf life: One year after the production date.


Keeping condition: It is unnecessary to put the honey in the fridge; it will be enough to store it in a dark cupboard or pantry, away from heat sources. The ideal is a room temperature between 18 and 27 degrees Celsius.


Commodity: Honey

Class: Wax less – With Wax

Type: Natural

Grade: Grade 1

Minimum Order: 5,000 kg

Packing: Customer’s Request

Supply Ability: 50,000 Kg per Month

Sample: Available for forwarding


Payment Term: TT- 50 % against PI, 50 % against Draft BL

Documents: HC, CO, BL, Packing List, Invoice &, etc.

Delivery Time: 18 – 21 Days

Inspection : Possible

Iranian Honey Varieties

Natural Iranian honey refers to low sucrose, which means that beekeepers shall not feed hives with regular sugar during the honey-making. The government has strict rules about export, and approved honey exporters should analyze the honey.

Iran, as one of the leading countries in the honey industry, has had a long-established tradition of beekeeping and, during recent years, successfully increased its annual production of honey and is now the fourth-largest honey producer in the world by improving packaging and design, would reach a new high soon.


Seasonal Honey Production

Iran is a four-season country with climates diversity all over the country, so Iranian beekeepers produce honey during the year in different country areas. When the northern pass an overwhelming and cold winter, southern beekeepers send their products to the markets to supply the demand. On hot summery days, when the beekeepers transfer their hives to other cities to get rid of hot temperatures, those beekeepers of the mountainous towns and villages meet the needs of consumers.

Know More About Honey

 Available types of honey in the market:

Apart from the above differences, there are three types of honey in the markets:

1-100% fake Honey, no bee has involvement in its production. (We don’t supply this type)

2- half fake Honey and half natural Honey; bees are fed with sugar by beekeepers. (We don’t supply this type)

3- Natural Raw Honey, bees have collected nectar from plants and turned it into honey, so no feeding or additives & flavoring; natural honey is the only honey with unique medicinal and therapeutic properties. We guarantee the products with the analysis laboratory test.

Why buy raw honey from PERSA?

Many producers believe in the sustainability and ethics of high-quality products, try to increase the quality as much as possible, and sell their products at an affordable price to compensate for production and cost of living expenses.

There is a big difference between quality and quantity; we shouldn’t tag every sweet liquid as natural and pure honey.

Due to the country which consumes honey, there is a big difference between nations and their appetite. For instance, The EU fallow solid and constant limits on hygiene, organic regulations, and antibacterial qualifications; on the other hand, some central Asian countries may not have complex rules like the EU. Persian Gulf countries may not take care of antibiotic residues like eastern Asian countries like Japan.

Honey, Saffron, Dates, dried fruits, dried barberries and pistachio are the main products of Persa Trading. Our vision is to expand our delicious products all over the world, and in this way, we’ll support our buyers and representatives as much as possible.

On Time Delivery

We are sensitive about the announced lead time. PERSA transport honey order in 20 or 40 ft containers through the sea. This is one of the most complicated ways, but we work with the best forwarders to do it fast and safely.

Product Warranty

It's possible to inspect your order at the origin port or even before loading by your agent, video call, or any method. We hopefully want to make you sure about the quality.

Best Quality

We honestly try to supply you with the best quality raw natural honey. You should pre-order before harvesting season because some flowers are available for a short period.

Frequency Ask Questions

Q1: How do you transit the honey?

A1: We usually transport honey through sea freight using 20 feet or 40 feet containers. We recommend using refrigerated containers for warm areas to keep honey safe and healthy; and non-refrigerated containers for close and moderate weather distances.


Q2: How many are the minimum order quantities?

A2: The MOQ (Minimum Order Quantity) is 5 tons metrics. We can transit honey up to 25 tons in a 40 feet container (FCL – Full Load Container).


Q3: Do you pack honey with our brand label?

A3: We can pack with your brand label if you order a 20 feet full load container.


Q4: What is the origin country of the honey?

A4: You can select the country of origin between Iran and the UAE.


Q5: What are the payment methods?

A5: We can accept payment methods like Wire Transfer, T/T payment, Cryptocurrency transfer like USDT, and Cash in USD, AED, and Euro currencies. For more information, please contact us.