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.
This date type has great popularity & efficiency in home as a delicious snack and in industries of baking, cooking, baby foods as a healthy sweetener and flavoring ingredient because of high sugar (above 75%) and low cellulose. Sayer date is one of famous iranian dates types which about 40% of the annual share of iranian dates exports belongs to sayer date. Sayer dates is cultivated in khuzestan province. Also, the date that is called saamaran ,stamara, samberun, also known as stamaran, is another type of popular iranian dates among international markets. Iran has the %65 share of the world’s production of this type. Like zahedi dates the main production of sayer date takes place in khuzestan province. It is one of the highest quality dates produced in iran and a well know type worldwide. Sayer dates are count as semi-dry dates with a sweet, unique taste. They are long and oval in 2-4cm sizes. The ripen color of sayer date is reddish or dark brown. Sayer dates are available on the market both pitted and un-pitted.