Dates are one of the valuable fruits that have countless properties and have a great variety in Iran.
Zahedi dates are one of the dried dates is cultivated in different parts of Iran. The Zahedi palm tree is one of the palms resistant to various tropical climatic conditions.
Considering this kind of Dates is high in sugar, companies use them widely to produce edible sugars, alcohol, and vinegar. The meat of this Dates is 6.35% of the kernel. The kernel almost attaches to the flesh of the dates.
Thousands of tons of Zahedi dates are harvested annually in Iran, which a large amount of this product is prepared for exporting to destination neighboring countries and Europe. Iran is one of the best lands for planting and harvesting this crop due to its diverse climate, and fortunately, the harvest rate of this crop in Iran is very suitable.
Bushehr, Fars, and Hormozgan provinces have the most numerous rate in the production of this product. The hot and dry climate of these areas provides very proper conditions for the growth of the best types of these dates.
Sayer dates are one of the most famous dates that grow in the southern Provinces of Iran (Khuzestan and southern cities of Iran). The moisture content of these Dates is relatively low, and it is considered a semi-dried date, so its kernel is easily separated. Sayer dates are one of the most popular types of Iranian dates for export. Like other types of dates, these sweet dates have a high nutritional value and are rich in vitamins and minerals.
Iranian dates have an excellent sales market in many countries, including Turkey, Ukraine, India, Russia, Armenia, Malaysia, Georgia, Oman, Qatar, etc. The taste and quality of these two types of dates is the main secret of their popularity among Iran’s neighboring countries, and therefore their exports always have been increased.
Exporting Zahedi dates and Sayer dates to Oman in March 2021