One of the most suitable dates for export in Iran is Zahedi date, which is also known as Qasb and it is called Zahdi in Arabic. This date is one of the best-selling dates in Iran and other countries due to its very simple storage place and maintaining conditions and its many fans. In this article, we will have an overview of Zahedi dates and study about why these dates are very suitable for export.
The shape of this fruit is elongated oval and its end is quite narrow and sharp. The fruit turns yellow in the Kharek stage, light brown in the wet stage and pale reddish to yellow in the date stage. It is very high quality dates type and is suitable for storage and easy transportation and is considered as an export cultivar.
This date is one of the dried dates and is classified in this part. Among the benefits of consuming Zahedi dates due to having copper, magnesium, manganese and selenium and having abundant antioxidants, we can mention preventing gastrointestinal cancer, improving heart health, and removing cholesterol from heart cells.
The growth place of Zahedi dates
Zahedi dates are one of the types of dried dates in the world. The cultivation of Zahedi dates is very large in Iran, so that it is cultivated from the western south regions of the country such as Kermanshah (Qasr-e-Shirin), Khuzestan, Bushehr, Hormozgan province and south of Fars province.
The hot and dry climate of these areas has provided very good conditions for the growth of the best specimens of these dates in these regions. Thousands of tons of dates are harvested annually in Iran, of which a large volume in domestic consumption and a large volume are prepared for export and exported to neighboring countries and Europe.
Iran is one of the best country for planting and harvesting this crop due to its Various climate conditions, and fortunately the harvest of this crop in Iran is very suitable.
Harvest time of Zahedi dates
Zahedi date palm, like other palms, is planted almost in August and April is the time of pollination or the so-called local time of roasting. After that, from September to October, the harvest time of dates begins.
The fruit of Zahedi palm is yellow in Kharek. Over time, as the weather gets warmer, the fruit reaches a moist state and changes color to yellowish brown or light brown. After the wet state, the final stage is called the date. Following these changes, the brown color of Zahedi dates changes to reddish to pale yellow, depending on each region.
Organic Zahedi dates
It is difficult and almost impossible to comment on the shape and appearance of dates whether the product is organic or chemical. Now, to ensure the products are organic, there is no choice only to buy from valid stores.
As mentioned, the organic nature of dates can only be detected through performed tests on the product. In the organic method, dates are fresher and healthier to the consumer, and we see a more delicious taste than products processed with chemical materials and fertilizers.
We are pleased to inform you Noshid has the ability to provide a variety of products organically will all the necessary standards., and the primary goal of Noshid is always to maintain the quality of its products.
Packaging of Zahedi dates
Zahedi dates are packaged and can be supplied in packages weighing 5 kg and 10 kg due to their dryness and less vulnerability. If the date deliver to the consumer in standard packages, we will see a higher quality product with a more beautiful appearance.
It is recommended not to use packages higher than 10 kg in any way in packing dates. Product packaging also plays an important role in product marketing and should be further investigated. If we go through all these cases, we can discuss the price of this product, which is directly related to the quality of the product and its demand.
The price of Zahedi dates
Thousands of tons of Zahedi dates are harvested annually in Iran, of which a large volume is prepared for domestic consumption and a large volume is prepared for export and exported to neighboring countries and Europe, while the prices of products vary according to supply and demand. we forecast the price between 600 to $ 800 per ton of Zahedi date in 2020 -2021, which can jump or fall depending on the time of order and price.
Import of Zahedi dates
The import code of Zahedi dates is Hs code 08041060. To import, you must first go to the customs of the country of import or check the list of required documents from your clearance and ask the supplier to provide you this list of documents, but generally for direct import from Iran, you need this list of documents.
- BL or CMR
- Certificate of Origin
- Phytosanitary Certificate
- Commercial Invoice
- Packing List
and these documents have nothing to do with the amount and volume of your order, it means that in all orders Low or high volume, these documents is required.
If this article was helpful to you and was able to resolve your questions, we would be happy to give you more information about other products, and if you still have unresolved questions, you can share them with us in the comments and as soon as possible get their answers.
Also, if you want to register an order for the desired product, the Noshid group is ready to register your order by filling the private labeling form or either via email or WhatsApp.