Zahedi Dates is one of the most popular Iranian dates. Zahedi date is classified among the dry types of dates. It’s harvested in mid-September and is usually available throughout the year.
Zahedi dates have mild sweetness and are rich in fiber. This type of date is small in size, with oval appearance, narrow top and pointed end. Its color is yellow to light brown and with a glossy sheen.
Zahedi date has an almost hard tissue, and its skin might stick to the flesh or be parted due to climatic conditions.
Due to its low amounts of natural sugar, this type of date is suitable for those who dislike sweetness or diabetic patients when used in moderate amounts.
Zahedi date has low moisture, high shelf-life, simple storage without requiring cold storage facilities, and economic and convenient transportation without need for refrigerator containers.