Rabbi dates are one of the most famous date fruit in Sistan and Baluchistan province and are cultivated in several cities: Chabahar, Saravan, Iranshahr, Zabol and Khash.
In terms of quality, the best variety of Rabbi dates is cultivated in the Saravan region and is of high quality. It’s harvest time in September.
Iranian Piarom Dates
Piarom dates are classified as sweet and dry dates. The best quality Piarom dates are black in color, although they are rare. Other types of Piarom dates are dark brown in color. Some regions of the world also refer to these dates as Maryami Dates.
Today, nutrition experts have recognized the exceptional nutritional value of this amazing fruit and encourage its consumption as part of a healthy daily diet. There are approximately 3000 known varieties of dates in the world, and Piarom dates are among the most famous.
Other Date Fruit
|Black – Brown
|Sweet with suitable sugar
|Semi – Dry
|3 – 5cm
|End of August
|Shelf Life and Storage Condition
|At room temperature about 18 Months, under interim fumigation.
|5kg , 10kg
Due to the low humidity, these Iranian dates have a high shelf life and this makes exporting unnecessary for cold storage.
This date is a type of semi-dry date and has a good shelf life. The appearance of this date is wrinkled and tall.
Rabbi have large fruit in red, blackish and shiny and clear skin. It dates looks similar to Piatom dates fruit.
This type are less sweet than the Mazafati dates fruit and are very tasty. According to many people, this dates fruit have a very good taste before they become semi-arid, and are even tastier than Mazafati.
Of course, the reason why this date is known as Pakistani date, among other countries, is that Rabbi dates, called Pakistani dates, are offered by Pakistanis in world markets. This has made it a well-known brand.
Benefits Of Rabbi Dates
- Dates neutralize excess acid in the stomach, which is very beneficial for the elderly and children.
- Evidence suggests that in areas where palm consumption is high, this fruit may be effective in preventing cancer.
- In some traditional medicine books, dates are mentioned as increased blood, which are very useful for weak people.
- Can be effective in relieving joint paralysis, low back pain and joint discomfort.
- It is said that boiled dates in breast milk ‘soften the kidneys’ and prevent inflammation, infectious diseases and hair loss.
- Mixing this fruit with fresh milk is very effective in enhancing sexual strength. (source)
Appearance of rabbi dates
The Rabbi date from Sistan-Baluchistan province has a long and elongated appearance. The skin of this date is thin, shiny, and transparent, and the fruit has a small core compared to its mantle. The color of the Rabbi date varies depending on the stage of ripeness. It is red in the unripe stage, green when moist, and dark brown or black when fully ripe.
Rabbi dates are classified as semi-dry dates, with a moisture content of around 16%. They have a sweet taste that is pleasant and does not cause irritation to the throat. The juice of Rabbi dates is abundant and can be used in a variety of culinary applications.
Rabbi date cultivation areas
Rabbi dates are specific to the Sistan and Baluchistan province of Iran and are primarily grown in the regions of Zabul, Saravan, Iranshahr, Chabahar, and Khash. The best quality Rabbi dates are typically found in the city of Saravan.
Sistan and Baluchistan province is known for producing over 50 types of dates, including Kimia dates, Stone Crusher, Halila, and Zahedi, but the largest volume of dates produced in this region are Pakistani dates, including the Rabbi variety.
The reason why Rabbi dates are commonly referred to as Pakistani dates is that the country of Pakistan is a major supplier of these dates under the name and brand of Pakistani dates. As a result, the name has become synonymous with the Rabbi date variety in the world market.
The time of planting and harvesting rabbi dates
The cultivation of Rabbi dates typically takes place in September and sometimes continues until October. In Balochistan province, the palm farmers separate the ripe dates from the tree with bunches and sell them as bunches to the main buyers. Each bunch typically weighs about 30 kilos.
Rabbi dates produced in Saravan are known for being completely organic, which is an important factor for many customers in both domestic and foreign markets. The high quality and unique taste of these dates have made them a popular choice among consumers, and they are highly valued by farmers and exporters alike.
Storage conditions for rabbi dates
Rabbi dates do not require very low temperatures for storage, which helps to reduce the cost of storing and maintaining these dates. Instead, they can be stored in a cool and dry environment, such as a pantry or cellar, to help preserve their quality and freshness.