Dates fruits are one of the most plentiful fruits found in the world. It is available in several varieties with many colors, flavors, and textures. Date fruits have been accredited since long ago due to their nutrient value. In many countries, they have been accepted as a staple food. Therefore, Date fruits, especially, different types of Iranian dates have a great demand in the world market.
The Dates fruit Exporter purchases this fruit from the leading dates producing countries, like Iran, and supplies it throughout the world. In Iran, several types of dates are cultivated. As per studies, Iran is the second-largest dates Fruits producing country in the world. According to studies, Iran produces 1,000,000 metric tons of dates annually which is nearly 20% of the total production of dates in the world. Though more or less 400 varieties of dates fruits are produced in Iran, only a few types are commercially important.
Here are five kinds of Iranian dates fruit which have a great demand in the market and Dates fruit Exporters regularly export those across the globe:
Mazafati is one of the popular variations in date fruits. The taste of this medium-sized, dark brownish or black, and soft-textured fruit is delicious. It contains about 20% moisture. The annual production of Mazafati Date Fruits is above 100,000 tons. It is harvested in the middle of August. Mazafati Date grows in the Bam city of Kerman province. So, it is also known as Bam Mazafati dates.
Due to their highly-nutritious value, Zahidi Dates are considered as one of the best types of Iranian dates. These oval-shaped, medium-sized dates fruits are a rich source of dietary fiber. Besides, Zahidi Date fruit contains B-vitamins, potassium, flavonoids, iron, and anti-oxidants with about twenty amino acids!