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Iranian dates export

Iranian Dates

Iranian dates such as sayer dates, mazafati dates, zahedi dates, kabkab dates, rabbi dates and piarum dates are exported from Iran to whole world.

More than seven million tons of dates are produced in the world every year, with Iran’s date ranking second after Egypt with the production of one million tons and having 14% of the world’s dates, but it ranks seventh in the export of this economic product.

245 thousand hectares are the area under cultivation of palm groves in Iran of which about 184 thousand hectares are fertile and an average of 4.5 to 5.5 tons per hectare is harvested.


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Iranian Dates Position In Dates Production

In the world ranking of date exports, Iran is ranked third in the world in date exports with more than 400,000 tons of dates. For food traders, perhaps the first question is what is the best date for export?

Iran ranks first in the world, in terms of the area under date cultivation, and large quantities of this product enter the markets of other countries every year. Therefore, Iran is one of the important date producing countries by producing high quality export dates such as Mazafati, Piyarom and… cultivars.

Benefits of Dates

Iranian Dates can have excellent health properties. If you eat only 3 dates a day, you will see the results. Nutrition sources in dates and the properties of this small fruit are amazing. If you have a habit of eating only three dates a day, you will no longer be deficient in many vitamins in your body. Dates contain potassium, fiber, manganese, vitamin B-6 and magnesium.

Eating dates can improve the health of your digestive system. Dates are one of the great fruits for digestive health. If you have problems such as IBS, constipation or many other digestive and gastrointestinal problems. Dates can reduce the symptoms of these problems. In addition, dates can reduce the risk of colon cancer and have long been recommended by doctors as a treatment for hemorrhoids.

Dates are a pain reliever and have long been prescribed as a painkiller and medicine to relieve pain and help with swelling. Researchers studying 69 women concluded that if women ate dates 4 weeks before giving birth, they could have a better delivery and experience less pain. Eating dates can also help you lose weight after giving birth.

Types of Iranian Dates

Sayer Dates

Sayer dates are one of the Iranian export dates that have high annual export statistics and are widely grown in the palm groves of Khuzestan province. Sayer Dates are unique in terms of nutritional value and sugar in the world. Sayer dates have a light purple color, relative humidity of 18%, semi-dry, good taste and medium size.

Mazafati Dates

Mazafati date, which is known as Bam and Kimia date, is cultivated in Bam city of Kerman province and neighboring cities, which has the highest production of export dates from Iran. It has a soft texture, medium size, 20% moisture with thin and black skin which has a very good taste.

Zahedi Dates

Zahedi dates are one of the types of export dates from Iran with high export value that are widely cultivated in Fars and Bushehr provinces. Zahedi date is a type of dried date that has a yellowish brown color with high sugar content that has its own customers in whole world especially in Middle East.

Kabkab Dates

Kabkab dates are another type of export dates of Iran that are widely grown in Dashtestan region of Bushehr province and Kazeroun region of Fars province and more than 50,000 tons of these groves are harvested annually. Kabkab dates are one of the best types of dates for direct consumption and industrial use, which are widely used in the food industry.

Rabbi Dates

Rabbi dates are one of the types of dates in Iran, which can be said to be native to Sistan and Baluchestan province. This Kind of date is one of the export date from Iran and is considered one of the best dates produced in Iran.

Piarum Dates

Piyarom dates are among the best types of dates in Iran that are widely cultivated in the south of the country and in HajiAbad region of Hormozgan province. This date is very popular due to its excellent and unique taste and abundant nutrients and has a special place among date consumers in whole world.