50 MILION YEARS OF DATES FRUITS HISTORY

Considered the oldest cultivated fruit in the world, fossil evidence indicates that dates go back at least 50 million years ago.
Archaeological evidences show that the planting of Palm in Iran near the former Shoosh at the civilization of IIami was prevalent about 6000 years.
At Sassanidera time palm was found in the southern places of Iran. On 7th century was the time of development of agriculture and all types of fruits trees and vegetables were planted of over the Iran, So that all the fresh and dried fruits were exported from Esfahan to India and Asia Minor, also from Kerman to other countries.

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Dates Exportation

On the year of 2000 Iran has been accomplished over one million Metric Tons of iranian dates to all around the world, which was the largest date producer in the world. later on, in 2012 the total quantity of date production was 6.505.000 Metric Tones and Iran was the second producer after Iraq with 1.066.000 MT.

Dates Varities and Types

The origins of dates can be traced back to the Middle East and culinary experts estimate there are more than 3,000 varieties. the most important types of dates are Piarom, Zahedi, Sayer, Mazafati, Kabkab, Rotab, Rabbi, Kalooteh and Shahabi. dates in iran are cultivates in Hormozgan by 21.6%, Fars by 12.3%, Bushehr by 13.4%, Kerman by 21.1%, Beluchestan by 12.2%, and in Khusistan by 17.6%.

 

SAYER DATE TYPE

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sayer dates | iranian Dates | dates supplier

SAYER DATE

It is semi dry with fewer than 16% moisture.
Its color is light brown to red and high commercial value.
70-80% of palms in Khuzestan province are Sayer dates and it is one of the most important exporting date types in south of Iran.
Sayer date is very popular in Europe and North America because of its low cellulose content and high sugar. The size of Sayer date is divided to big, GAQ (average) and FAQ (small) and the harvest time is at the middle of September.

MAZAFATI DATE TYPE

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mazafat dates | iranian dates | dates supplier

MAZAFATI DATE

This type of dates is the most important type of economical dates, which are soft and wet with 15-35% moisture. These oval shape date are brown to black color. Mazafati date grows in Kerman province (Bam, Jiroft, Kahnouj, Hajiabad,Tabas)This type of date is full of vitamin B and loaded with needed daily energy. Meanwhile, because of its black color it is popular in European countries. The size of Mazafati date is between 2.5 – 4.5 cm and the harvest time is at middle of August.

ZAHEDI DATE TYPE

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zahedi date | date supplier | iranian date

ZAHEDI DATES

are one of the exquisite types of dates in Iran, mostly cultivates in Fars and Kerman province. Zahedi dates are dry and has fewer than 14% moisture. and are being mostly used in industrial purpose. It also has too much sugar and it shape is short about 3.5 cm, oval and thick.This yellow sweet Iranian date, which is the fruit in kharak stage, is attractive for Russia, Ukraine, India, Pakistan and UAE markets. The harvest time for this date is September but the product is available from October to March.

PIOROM DATE TYPE

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PIOROM  DATE

are one of the well known and most important in Hormozgan province. It is meaty and Semi-Dry with 15% moisture. The color of this unique date is dark brown.
Piarom dates have thin skin and because of its low sugar it is acceptable for diabetic people.
This type of date has a delicious product, which is called Chocolate Date, which has a very huge international market, and the best export dates in Iran. The size of Piarom date is between 4-6 cm and the harvest time is middle of September.
 

SHAHABI DATE TYPE

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shahabi dates | iranian date fruit | dates supplier

SHAHABI DATES

This date is very similar to Piarom date with 3-5 cm length. It is semi dry and has fewer than 15% moisture.This Iranian date is grown in Bushehr regions. Its color is light brown.

RABBI DATE TYPE

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rabbi dates | iranian dates | dates supplier

RABBI DATE

It is semi-dry and has fewer than 15% moisture. Iranian Rabbi date fruit, The color of Rabbi date is dark brown and it shape is long, oval juicy with thin skin. The harvest time for this type of date is end of August continue for two month. Rabbi dates are produced in Sistan and Baluchestan province
 

DATES IN IRAN WILL DEFINE by A, AA and AAA GRADES.

DATES FRUITS TYPES AND VARIETY

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