Piarom dates is an expensive and very valuable date. This date is one of the most expensive and high quality and of course the most well-known date product in Iran.
Piarom dates are also known in world markets as Maryam dates or chocolate dates.
Area under cultivation of Piarom Dates in Iran and harvest time
The area under cultivation of Piarom dates is 2544 hectares. Most Piarom dates are produced in the village of Hajiabad in the south of Iran in Hormozgan province. Since this date has a small crop area and the time from planting palms to harvesting this crop can take up to ten years, it is very valuable.
Harvest time for these dates is from September to November due to the climatic conditions of the region. Piarom palms should be grown near the mountains, so there are fewer areas for cultivation, which has increased the price of these dates. This tasty date is very stable in saline land and also uses little water.
Specialized features of Piarom Dates
Piarom (Maryam) Persian date is a large date with a thin brown or black skin, the flesh and core of this date are stuck together and have a very beautiful shape and form. Its moisture content is lower than other types of dates, so it is in the group of semi-dry dates, which is widely considered to be the most delicious type of semi-dry dates. Also, the length of this date is “between” (3.5 to 5 cm).
Nutrients and benefits of Piarom Dates
Piarom dates, like all kinds of dates, have very good effects on human health. These dates contain fiber, calcium, magnesium, phosphorus and many essential vitamins that give it anti-cancer properties. They also help improve neurological and mental function.
Piarom dates are high in fructose, which has fewer calories than sugar itself. This is an advantage that can be very useful for reducing body fat and weight loss. These dates are the best option for those who suffer from diabetes. The proteins and minerals of this date are very useful for a healthy and disease-free life. And the sulfur in these dates reduces seasonal allergies and allergic reactions.
This fruit contains potassium, which is very effective for high blood pressure and better function of muscles and nervous systems.
These dates contain fiber that helps treat intestinal and gastrointestinal diseases. This delicious product also contains vitamin A and antioxidants, as well as some minerals such as magnesium and iron that help treat anemia.
Storage, packaging and export of Piarom Dates
Since Iranian Piarom dates do not need refrigeration for transportation and storage, this type of dates are suitable product for exporters and traders.
Iranian Piarom dates play an important role in the world market and in terms of value constitute of the major part of Iranian date exports.
Piarom Iran dates are offered in two forms, wholesale and private labels in different packages from 250 grams to 5 kg.
This date does not have a similar product in other countries. Arabic Medjool dates are relatively similar to Piarom dates in terms of appearance and Arabic Mabroom dates in terms of characteristics. Piarom dates are high outstanding quality compared to Madjool dates and can be a serious; strong competitor for Madjool.
|Persian name||خرمای پیارم|
|Other names||Maryam dates, Chocolate dates|
|Color||Dark brown to black|
|Taste||Gentle and sweet|
|Texture||Wrinkled texture, long ratio length, skin sticky to meat, rubbery flesh, easy to chew|
|Season of harvest||Between September-October|
|Moisture||Less than 15%|
|Shelf time||18-24 months|
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Piarom Date is also known in world markets as Maryam dates or chocolate dates. Piarom date is a large date with a thin brown or black skin, its moisture content is lower than other types of dates, so it is in the group of semi-dry dates, which is widely considered to be the most delicious type of semi-dry dates