Date fruit is one of the highest quality tropical fruits cultivated at special weather condition in the world. Iran because of having diversity in weather situation has been successful in date cultivation and cultivates most kinds of dates in 13 of its 31 provinces. In fact Most of Iran’s dates are cultivated in the southern belt of the country. Kerman, Sistan Baluchestan, Khuzestan, Bushehr, Fars and Hormozgan are the biggest date-producing provinces in Iran.
All dates are rich source of high nutrient, minerals, vitamins, fatty acids, protein, dietary fiber, antioxidants so all can help and raise the immune system against diseases. The main difference in the dates is the type of sugar, as well as the amount of water or moisture contained therein.