exporting dates

19 August 2020
by مهسا هاشمی

Do you know about exporting dates? The date fruit plays a significant role in the economy of Iran. The date fruit is among the sweetest around and is especially popular in many countries. Many types of dates are export from Iran, such as Date past, Rabbi dates.


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Top 5 largest date producers in exporting dates

  1. Egypt
  2.  Saudi Arabia
  3.  Iran
  4. United Arab Emirates
  5. Algeria

Iran is the third country and according to an estimate in 2009, its production per 1000 metric tonnes was 1,016,61.

In 2018, the global trade in dates, either fresh or dried, reached $13 billion. Iran exports 61,000 of Dates to 52 countries in Four Months.

Different types of Dates

Dates are the tropical stone-fruits grown on the date palm with origins going back more than 5,000 years ago to the Persian Gulf area of the Middle East.
The Middle East produces most of the world’s dates. You can include Dates in your diet because they are a very healthy fruit.
They are high in several nutrients, fiber, and antioxidants.
Let’s look at the Popular date varieties for exporting:

 Mazafati dates

Mazafati Dates (also called or mozafati and bam date) are the most popular dates in the world’s markets. These are soft, sweet, and meaty dates that look like chocolate beans.
They have a lot of vitamins and nutrients and are a valuable source of minerals in their hearts. Mazafati Dates are grown in southern Iran, mainly in Bam, Jiroft.

 Piyarom dates

This kind of date, it is long with a thin, yellowish and brown texture and usually with a thin peel. They have a sweet taste with traits of toffee and caramel.
Piyarom Dates are grown in southern Iran, mainly in Hormozgan province.
The best time for ordering these types of dates is in October, November, December but Piyarom dates are available the whole year.
The percentage of moisture in it is low.

CLASSIFICATION: Semi-dried Dates

Rabbi dates

This Dates is a kind of fruit which are soft, dark brown, and long in size. Rabbi Dates fruit has the most economic value in Iran. After Shahani, Mazafati; Rabbi Dates has the most economic value in Iran and exporting dates.

CLASSIFICATION: Semi-dried Dates

Zahedi dates

Zahedi dates (also called Ghasab) are a big part of exporting dates markets. They have a rich nutty flavor which is often reminiscent of peanut butter with a slight taste that brings dried apricots to mind.
They are golden color when ripe, and an excellent keeper. Zahedi Dates are grown in southern Iran, mainly in Fars, Bushehr, and Kermanshah provinces.

Shahani dates

Shahani dates are also one of the dates productions in Iran. They are also called Shouny, Khok shauney. It is known as a soft type of date but consumed dry in some regions.
They are colorful and taste sweet. About 95% of Jahrom palm trees (one of the most important date-growing cities in Fars) are Shahani.

CLASSIFICATION: Semi-dried Dates

Conclusion for exporting dates

Hope you liked this article. For selling any types of dates you should know the Gilda Date Manufacturing Company, which is one of the largest export company for dates. Exporting all products from Iran to any parts of Iran and European countries. Direct and indirect purchase from the factory and wholesale for Shahani dates, Zahedi dates, Rabbi dates and etc, Contact the following phones for the best price and quality. 00983138553650

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2 responses to “exporting dates”

  1. Loca Sozan says:

    Hello, please send me your best price list from Piyarom dates. Waiting for your answer.

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