Date Fruit Production in Iran

In recent years Iran is one of the leading Countries in Date production in the world, with annual production of about 900000 metric tons. Date palm is grown mainly in South, South East, and South West of the Iran. There exists a good opportunity and a large potential for trade in this commodity in Iran. In areas where frosts do not occur the Date palm is the most characteristic representative of irrigation agriculture.

Vitamins in Dates

Dates are a good source of vitamins A, B1, B2, B3, B5.B6 and Vitamin C.
We are mentioned the main vitamins of Date fruit for you in here:
Vitamin A
The Vitamin A in Dates is known to have antioxidant properties and is important for good vision. Vitamin A is also necessary to maintain healthy and glowing skin. Dates are very helpful in guarding against night blindness problems and this is one of best known health benefits of Dates.
Vitamin B6
Dates are a rich source of Vitamin B6 which has been shown to improve brain performance and related test scores.
Vitamin C
Regular Date Fruit consumption to some extent remove different diseases are induced by lack of vitamin C in the body such as: tiredness specially in the winter , unwillingness and etc.
Vitamin E
Vitamin E present in the Dates Fruit is a key to boost immune system , protects cells to damage ,and so latest researches has shown that Dates Fruit due to its high amount of vitamin E has direct influence on preventing cancer, heart disease, diabetes, Alzheimer’s disease, cataracts, and many other diseases.

Iran Date Varieties

There is different kinds of Iranian Date fruit which as have been mentioned. Iran has diversity in weather situation which can cultivate most kinds of Date fruits such as Mazafati, Piarom, Zahedi, Kabkab and Sayer.

Mazafati Date

Mazafati Date is appointed Date Bam and is considered as the most delicious kind of Date fruits in the world. The Date has dark purple tends to black color and also has soft texture.

Piarom Date

Piarom Date is another kind of Iranian semi-dried Date fruit that is grown in Hormozgan province .The Date is cultivated organically and free of pesticides and chemicals.

Rabbi Date

Rabbi Date is one of the important productions of Sistan and Baluchestan province. After Stamaran ,Shahani , Mazafati and Kabkab, rabbi Date is the most high quality Date in Iran.

Kabkab Date

Kabkab Date is the most important and most abundant Date fruit of Khesht and Kamarj in the Kazerun and Dashtestan is Kabkab Date which is large and when become ripe its color turns in to dark brown.

Sayer Date

Sayer Date is one of the exports Iranian Date that is allocated around 40% of total export of Date fruit to itself. The Date is a semi-arid fruit whose color is yellow but at ripening stage is amber-colored and reddish brown.

Zahedi Date

Zahedi (Zahidi) Date can be considered as the most frequently used kind of Date fruit in Iran. The Date is a dry fruit with yellow color that is so effective for treatment of diseases such as Anemia and indigestion.