Date as Souvenir of Iran


Dates are one of the most famous souvenirs in the south of Kerman province which have various properties and types, including Mazafati, Kaloteh, rabbi and others. When it comes to quality Dates, everyone is suddenly reminded of Bam Dates, which are the best example of date in the country due to the good climate for the growth of high quality palms. Dates can be called another Kerman product that is being exported to other countries today.



Mazafati dates

Mazafati dates are the most famous type of dates that are sometimes mistakenly used for rotab. In fact, Rotab is the newly ripened fruit of the palm tree.

Mazafati dates are soft dates and are in high demand both domestically and internationally. The color of these dates is generally dark purple and black and has a very good fruit, nectar and taste.

Kaloteh Dates

These dates are cultivated in an area called Jiroft in Kerman. The unripe fruit of this date is red in color and is very similar in shape to the Mazafati date. These dates are always cultivated in the cities of Jiroft and Anbarabad. In these two areas, in addition to the dates of Kaloteh, Mazafati and Moradangi can be found to have good quality and are important commercial varieties. Kaloteh is a mid-range type that will enter the market in September.

Rabbi Dates

Rabbi dates are one of the hot and dry dates in Iran, especially in Sistan and Baluchestan province and Kerman. One of the types of dates is Rabbi dates, which can be called semi-dry dates. Due to the characteristics of this type of dates, it can be stored at room temperature. It has a color palette in black that is dark and shiny.