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Iranian dates fruit are one of the most famous dates in the world. Iran shares about 20 percent (annual production of 1000000 metric tons from 218000 Ha) of the world dates production. and Iran is the second-largest producer dates in the world. The main origin of the date plant is not well known. Some scholars consider the main origin of the date plant in Asia and the shores of the Persian Gulf, and another group considers the main habitat of the date palm to be North Africa or the Indian subcontinent. At present, dates are cultivated and exploited in all five continents of the world and in three countries. Iran has many types of dates with a unique taste which only grows in Iran such as Piarum and Mazafaty. dates have different types in size, texture, color, and taste and they are divided into 3 groups of dry, semi-dry, wet.

 

NUTRITION FACTS

 

Nutrition Facts

For a Serving Size of 100 grams (100g)

Calories 277

Calories from Fat 1.3 (0.5%)

 

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 0.2g

Sodium 1mg

1%

Potassium 696mg

15%

Carbohydrates 75g

Net carbs 68.3g

Sugar 66.5g

Fiber 6.7g

27%

Glucose 33.7g

Fructose 32g

Maltose 0.3g

Sucrose 0.5g

Protein 1.8g

 

Vitamins and minerals

Vitamin A 7μg

1%

Vitamin A IU 149IU

Vitamin B6 0.2mg

20%

Vitamin C 0mg

0%

Vitamin D 0μg

0%

Vitamin D IU 0IU

Vitamin K 2.7μg

3%

Calcium 64mg

7%

Iron 0.9mg

12%

Magnesium 54mg

16%

Phosphorus 62mg

7%

Zinc 0.4mg

3%

Copper 0.4mg

19%

Manganese 0.3mg

15%

Lycopene 0μg

Thiamine 0.1mg

4%

Riboflavin 0.1mg

4%

Niacin 1.6mg

9%

Folate 15μg

4%

Choline 9.9mg

2%

Betaine 0.4mg

Water 21.3g

* The Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet, so your values may change depending on your calorie needs.

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Kabkab Dates

Iranian Kabkab Date is a wet Date which has a semi-dried texture, also it is long and dark brown and after Astamaran Dates, Shahani Dates and Mazafati Dates, this Date has the most economic value in Iran. Kabkab Date can be considered as the most important and the most abundant Date fruit in world which can be grown in most tropical cities of Iran.

Mazafati Dates

Mazafati date (Mozafati date, Rotab date, Bam Date) is the most delicious and biggest-selling fresh and soft date fruit in the markets of Iran and world. Mazafati Bam Dates have an attractive appearance with a great taste and flavor appealing for the majority of mazafati date consumers.

Piarom Dates (Maryami)

Piarom Date is one of the most tasty and delicious semi-dried dates in the world that is cultivated in southern city of Iran: Hajiabd in Hormozgan province. Piarom palm is cultivated mostly the mountains and irrigated basin areas.

Rabbi Dates

Rabbi date is one of Iranian dates types that is very popular in all round the world,rabbi dates have a Attractive Reddish Black Color, Semi Soft Texture, Long Size, Sweet Taste, Low Moisture, High Shelf Life and High Nutritional Value.

Sayer Dates

The semi-dry texture, pleasant black-brown color, delicious flavor, low moisture and good source for iron and potassium and full of minerals and antioxidants are all help us to select sayer dates as a health snack.

Zahedi Dates

Iranian Zahedi Date is dry fruit with yellow color to light brown, round in size, meaty and so delicious with high durability which its moisture is less than other kinds of Date fruits.

DATE SYRUP

Date honey or date syrup is a thick dark brown, very sweet fruit syrup extracted from dates. Besides the depth of flavor and character in date syrup, you will find the added benefit of potassium, magnesium, antioxidants, and trace minerals. Perhaps one of the least complicated sweeteners on earth.

Date Sugar

Date sugar is made with dehydrated dates that are ground to resemble granulated sugar. Because whole, pitted dates are used to make the sugar, the presence of fiber leaves a tiny grit to the sugar that won’t dissolve in hot liquids or baked goods. It has a sweet, butterscotch-like flavor that’s much more nuanced than brown sugar, although it shares a similar appearance.

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