Rabbi dates is a kind of soft black date and there is a high demand for this type of date in the domestic and international market. Since a large part of this date is exported to Pakistan, some traders called it Pakistani date, but the harvest of Rabbi Dates is uniquly in Iran. Because the sweetness of rabbi dates is natural, some people prefer rabbi dates because of their low sweetness in comparison to mazafati dates.
Area under cultivation of Rabbi dates in Iran and harvest time
The area under cultivation of Rabbi Dates is more than 15720 hectares. Rabbi dates cultivation areas are located in different provinces of Iran, but the main production center of this date is in the southeastern province of Iran in Sistan and Baluchestan, Zabol, Saravan, Iranshahr and Chabahar. The best grade and quality of Rabbi Dates are cultivated in Zabol and Iranshahr.
Pakistan is located in the east of Sistan and Baluchestan province, which is the main center for the production of rabbi dates. They are known as Pakistani dates.
This type of date is the earliest plant among all Iranian dates. Harvest time begins in mid-September and lasts until early October.
Specialized features of Rabbi Dates
Rabbi dates are dark brown to black. Rabbi kernels are smaller than their flesh and are easy to wash due to their skin and texture. These dates are in the group of semi-dry dates with a moisture content of less than 14%. The size of the date is slightly elongated and its normal length is “between” (3-5 cm).
Nutrients and benefits of Rabbi Dates
Rabbi dates are recommended by nutritionists because of their high vitamin content. This dates is full of fiber so it is useful for regulating the digestive
Rabbi dates are recommended by nutritionists because of their high vitamin content. This date is full of fiber so it is useful for regulating the digestive system and prevents constipation. Rabbi dates are full of antioxidants that help regulate blood pressure and control stress, as well as prevent clogged arteries.
The use of Rabbi Dates is beneficial for bone health due to its minerals such as magnesium, calcium, manganese and selenium. The effect of this date on hair health, anemia and skin health should also be emphasized.
This fruit is rich in potassium and minerals, which makes it a natural laxative that can improve the digestive system. Rabbi dates also contain compounds of vitamin A and potassium.
This delicious date is low in natural sugars such as lactose, fructose and glucose. Having these sugars makes it a safe food source for people with diabetes and high blood pressure.
This date is useful for pregnant women due to its iron and mineral nutrients. And it can be useful for treating anemia and maintaining energy for body activities.
Storage, packaging and export of Rabbi Dates
Iranian Rabbi Dates can be healthy at room temperature for 12 to 18 months. Also, these dates do not need to be refrigerated for transportation so they will be easier to transport. Aria Foods offers Rabbi Dates in 5 and 10 kg packages and for private labels in 500 and 600 g packages.
Rabbi dates are very popular in domestic and international markets. Since this date has a regular sweetness, it is suitable for customers who like dates with a medium sweetness. Due to the high market demand for these dates, most customers pre-purchase these dates.
Rabbi dates are very popular
|Date Name||Rabbi dates|
|Persian name||خرمای ربی|
|Other names||Rabby dates|
|Color||Dark brown to black|
|Taste||Gentle and sweet|
|Texture||Thin, meaty skin that clings to the flesh with a soft texture|
|Season of harvest||September October November|
|Moisture||Less than 15%|
|Shelf time||18-24 months|
Rabbi dates are very popular in domestic and international markets. The color of this date is dark brown to black. Rabbi kernels are smaller than their flesh and are easy to wash due to their skin and texture. These dates are in the group of semi-dry dates with a moisture content of less than 14%.