Agro – industrial Complex as the meeting place for culture , nature and
science is proud to be pioneer in reconciliation of man with nature and
natural way of life .
The complex lies on the slopes of the gracious central Alborz mountains
. The area while being the most intact and unpolluted environment is the
richest , from the point of herbal flora and thus is the living place of
most of the 8500 known species of plants in IRAN .
The company was founded in 1365 (1985) and soon expanded so that today
is the leading company of its kind in middle East and has been chosen by
the ministry of industries as the superior model company of the year
1377 (1998) .
Most of activities is initiated in the Research and development section
of the company which enjoys the approval of Iranian Ministry of Industry
, this however is based on the companies scientific methods of activity
and co – operation of highly qualified perssonel of various specialities
Kandelous Agricultural complex is engaged in diverse activities as
1 – Cultivation & Collection
Cultivation of more that 200 species of
genetically verified types in a Botanical Garden with area of Acres is
carried out . The required herbs for larger scale production are
transferred and cultivated in farms with total area of more the 100
The plant species have been chosen according to their compatibility with
environment and the level of the active ingredients . All the plants are
grown organically in K.A.C without utilization of artificial fertilizers
and biocides and also hundreds of Medicinal herbs are available in this
area for collecting .
Parts of the herbs thus produced is processed and packed according to
modern methods for direct consumption by the consumer to take advantage
of their known properties as flavors , condiments, teas , in
confectionaries , herbal medicine , etc .
2 – Essential oil production
the Essential oils obtained mainly by steam distillation of organically
cultivated plants .
the oils thus obtained are %100 natural and pure with no chemicals and additives
the quality of oils produced is verified by modern quality control methods and
the specification of products are according to international standards . Like
the herb business in the field of Essential oil production and marketing , the
company has serious intention to make a fast progress and in doing so has
succeeded export of herbs and oils to Canada ,USA,U.A.E, Germany , etc .
3 – Herbal Extracts
oil water , Ethanol and polyol extracts are produced in K.A.C. according to
international and pharmacopoiea standards . These are utilized in producing
other products of K.A.C. and part of it is provided to cosmetic, food and
pharmaceutical industries .
4 – Food
Herbs , essential oils and extracts are all utilized in production of various
food products such as pizza powders , flavours , candies , candies , beverages ,
mint tablets etc . by K.A.C. formulation of the above mentioned products are
based on natural ingredients and production is licenced by iranian ministry of
health . These products are consumed locally and are also Exported abroad .
5 – Hygienic and cosmetics
production of creams , gels , mouthwash , deodorizers , air fresheners ,
shampoos and ect. Based on natural herbal extracts and oils is being carried out
in K.A.C. ,
The high quality products have found widespread acceptance and therefore rapid
expansion of this line of production is currently in our agenda .
6 – Phytopharmacy
K.A.C. is also active in production of phyto – pharmaceuticals according to
accepted international standards . These include forms containing the
The herbs or their extracts.
Believing in the healing power of herbs and natural medicines and their lower
side effects comparing with their chemical counterparts, expansion of the line
of production is intended and hence we would welcome any suggestion for joint
venture , by back, sale of know how , or any other forms of transaction in this
7 – Cultural Activities
The northern part of Iran including Kojour region and its suburbs enjoy many art
and cultural treasures . To create an indication of the ancient history of the
region and talents and thoughts of the people the company invested in creating a
rustic museum and cultural complex which is perhaps the only anthropological
center in the country which exhibits valuable rural artistic and cultural works
and unique historical documents . This complex has attracted many tourists and
visitors from all over the world .
Our cultural activity also includes publication of books covering diverse
subjects in history , art, sciences, literature and etc .
Further information in this regard is available in many booklets which would be
gladly submitted upon request .