Unpitted Zahedi Dates

Grown on Phoenix dactylifera, also known as the date palm tree, dates are sweet tropical fruits that have been part of Middle Eastern cuisine for thousands of years. There are numerous kinds of dates, varying in size, color, texture, etc. One of those kinds is Zahedi Date. Dates in general and Zahedi dates, in particular, are an excellent source of energy. With no cholesterol and very little fat, they make for a perfect snack for those on a special diet. They are also full of protein, which helps improve muscle strength and overall body health.

General Description

Zahedi dates are recognizable through their yellowish light brown color and sweet taste and natural aroma. Free-flowing Zahedi dates with an almost hard texture and low moisture, are categorized as semi-dry dates.

Bellow you can find the product specifications in more detail:

GradesDescriptionAvailability
Select A50 to 60 pcs/lbYes
Select B60 to 70 pc/lbYes
GAQ70 to 80 pc/lbNo
FAQ80 to 90 pc/lbNo
IndustrialWithout countNo
Characteristic Tolerance
Moisture<16%
Calyx Not Removed to protected shelf life
Damaged Fruit < 0.3 % by weight
EVM (extraneous Vegetable Material) < 1% by count
Infestation No Live infestation
Dead infestation or parts thereof: < 0.5%
Mineral Stones, Grit < 0.5 gr: 1 per 4 Tons
Non-hazardous foreign matter (such as straw, thread, etc.) < 1 piece per Carton.
Broken/ incomplete < 1% by count
Discoloured < 2% by count
Rotten/mould < 1% by count
Flaking < 2% by count
Undeveloped < 1% by count
True hazardous foreign matter such as glass Nil

Will be safe for 18 months stored at -4°C in a dry and ventilated atmosphere away from sunlight. They should be stored away from any material with a strong odor or products that are easy to be infested.

Fumigation by methyl bromide gas

Bulk
Packed in a sealed food-grade liner inside 10 or 20 Kg tapesealed cartons

Retail
Various packaging and labeling options available in different weights.
Most commonly ordered packages are Quad seal, Doypack, Pillow style made of various food-grade material.

PrincipleValuesUnit
Energy1249.7 KJ
Protein 1.89 g
Sucrose 1.89 g
Fiber 1.96 g
Total sugar 76.92 g
Calcium 60 mg
Iron 1.02 mg
Sodium 39.21 mg
Potassium 1.3 mg
Carbohydrate 69.8 mg
Glucose 30.07 g
Fructose 39.1 g