Zahedi Dates

Packaging : 5 kg | 10 kg

Zahedi Date is a yellow gold color to light brown Its Shape is short, oval, thick, elongated and at the end it is quite narrow and sharp, less sweet

Jumbo : Max. 160/kg

Zahedi date is considered as semi-dry date varieties. It has light brown color. Because of its special color and taste and also easy warehousing condition, it’s very popular among customers around the world.

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About Zahedi Dates

Zahedi Dates or (Qasab Dates) are one of the dried dates in the world.

The range of cultivation of Zahedi dates in Iran is so large that it starts from the southwestern regions of the country such as Kermanshah (Qasr Shirin), Khuzestan, Bushehr province and is cultivated up to Hormozgan province and south of Fars province.

Due to its relatively low price and rich properties, it is very popular and especially diabetics can use it as a sugar. The best type of Zahedi date (Qasab Dates) has a light brown or chocolate brown color.

Zahedi or Qasab dates, which is called Zahedi in Arabic, is one of the attractive dates for export to Arab and African countries, Pakistan and Afghanistan.

Zahedi date consumption statistics

It is interesting to know that in general, a volume equivalent to thousands of tons is harvested net from all over the country. From this amount, a large volume of domestic consumption and a large volume are prepared for export and exported directly and indirectly to neighboring and European countries.

Iran is one of the best lands for planting and harvesting this crop due to its diverse climate, and fortunately the harvest rate of this crop in Iran is very suitable.

Bushehr, Fars and Hormozgan provinces have the largest share in the production of this product.

The hot and dry climate of these areas has provided very good conditions for the growth of the best samples of Zahedi dates in these areas.

Unique properties of Zahedi dates

Dates are a fruit that has countless properties. Many benefits and properties are common in dates, but in any case, the amount of these properties may vary depending on the date and place of harvest. But in general, Zahedi dates have the following properties:

  • The sugar in dates is a type of fructose that not only does not cause blood sugar but is also effective for weight loss.
  • This date facilitates the absorption of vitamins and antioxidants due to its catalyst.
  • The nature of this date is warm and it is very suitable for people with a cold temperament.
  • Excess manganese in these dates relieves nerves.
  • This date has many vitamins, including vitamins C, B1, B2
  • Zahedi dates have extremely high minerals, the most important of which are magnesium, iron, potassium, manganese, calcium
  • Zahedi dates are rich in fiber, which is why people with digestive problems should include it in their food basket.
  • These dates control and reduce harmful cholesterol in the blood and are very good for heart health.
  • Potassium from Zahedi dates is also very useful for relieving fatigue and muscle pain, especially after strenuous exercise.
  • The calories in Zahedi dates are very low
  • Calcium in Zahedi dates is very high and therefore useful for bones
  • Zahedi dates are high in iron, which is recommended for anemia
  • This date is rich in antioxidants that are very useful in preventing the growth of cancer cells.

Zahedi date harvest season:

Zahedi dates are often harvested in late September, which sometimes lasts until early autumn.

Some Varieties of Dates

Specifications of Zahedi Date

If you are craving for something sweet, crispy outside and soft inside, why don’t you try dates instead of stuffing your stomach with the high-calorie snacks or unhealthy desserts? This dark fruit has been known from very long time ago for the rich nutritional content and great health benefits.

Studies show that there is no reason for not eating dates daily because they are packed with a huge list of nutrition, Dates are a good source of various vitamins and minerals. It’s also a good source of energy, sugar and fiber. Essential minerals such as calcium, iron, phosphorus, sodium, potassium, magnesium and zinc can be found in dates. It also contains vitamins such as thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, folate, vitamin A and vitamin K.

About 400 varieties of dates are cultivated in Iran, but only few of them are commercially important and their tastes compose the major kinds.

The detailed specifications of Zahedi Date is shown in the table below:

ColorYellow to Brownish yellow
MoistureSemi-dry under 12% – 14%
Target Fruit Count (unpitied) 
Jumbo110-160 Dates/kg (Varies per crop year)
FlavorNaturally sweet dates taste without foreign taste
SmellNaturally date’s aroma without foreign odor
Harvesting TimeOctober
Chemical/Artificial additiveNo, GMO Free, Gluten-Free
Shelf Life and Storage Condition24 month, Keep in cool and dry place, away from direct sunlight
Packaging in bulk5kg and 10kg carton


Date is a sweet and versatile fruit that can be used directly as a super healthy snack or mixed with other nuts to include in your diet, they can be used along with drinks like tea, coffee & milk and also can be used in salads, smoothies, oatmeal, desserts, cakes & confectionary, bakeries and many other kinds of dishes.

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