Mazafati Dates

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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.



The soft texture, pleasant black color, delicious flavor, high moisture and good source of energy, sugar and minerals are all the special features of this Rotab date.

In some countries (such as India) this date is more commonly known as Kimia dates. This date is cultivated in Bam city in Kerman province, for this reason it is also called Bam Mazafati date (he mentioned “MOZAFATI” among other written forms). Of course, in Iran, dates are also called Rutab Mazafati Bam. Mazafati dates are one of Iran’s exclusive types of which has soft,semi-wet, and fleshy texture, normally Mazafati dates are around 3-5 cm. maximum moisture is 34% depending on harvest time They are best consumed as fresh dates. mazafati date grows in warm tropical weather conditions and the southern areas of Iran are the perfect place for the production. The best type of mazafati date grows in the city of Bam in Kerman Province of Iran. Bam region has around 28000 Hectares of the lands under the harvest of mazafati date.


Specifications of Mazafati Dates:


  • Name: Mazafati Date or Mozafati Date or Bam Date
  • Variety: Fresh & Semi Fresh & Dry
  • Color: Black
  • Shape: Thick, Oval
  • Skin: Soft, Thin, Flat, Meaty, Fully-cling to the flesh
  • Size: Small, Medium & Large
  • Moisture: 14% – 25 %
  • Taste: Sweet
  • Quality:
    1. 100% Natural Fresh & Soft Dates
    2. Non-GMO
    3. No Sugar Added
    4. No Sulfite
    5. No Artificial Colors, Flavors or Preservatives
  • Shelf Life:
    • 24 Months if store in −5 °C (23 °F) Temperature
    • 8 Months if store in 0  to 1 °C (32–33.8 °F) Temperature
  • Usage: Used more for direct consumption.
  • Origin: Iran