Throughout South Iran, Kabkab dates are one of the important, plentiful date varieties usually bigger than other kinds of date fruits. The tropical cities in Iran are the favorable climate for  KabKab Dates which is regarded as one of the finest dates. It is cultivated as the highest kinds of date variety which is clammy and delicious. About 30,000 tonnes of dates are produced over Kazaran’s 600 acres of date farms per annum.

Besides,  these dates are also grown in huge quantity in Dashtestan city, in the province of Borazjan area of Bushehr  where they are the sole exported production and are, therefore,  very important for the economic condition of the city of Iran.


Kabkab dates are believed a precious wet variety of dates for the moisture content of that it has about 18%. It is 3.5 cm at length and oval in shape. The color of it varies from dark brown to yellow, following the ripeness because of the long and gray pits tightly sticking to its flesh. They are well liked for their tasty, sweet, and sugary taste.

The places of production

The production of Kakab dates is not limited to one particular region, on the contrary they are grown in a number of cities across Iran. Mostly, they are produced Khesht and Kamarj in the Kazerun area of Fars province. They are also grown in the  Borazjan area of the Bushehr province and also Behbahan city in the Southeast of Khuzestan province.

Kabkab dates are also found to grow in other areas of Iran,  which are suitable for growing the dates.  These include Behbahan, Khormuj, Kazerun, Tabas and Jahrom.  The production of Kabkab dates varies from place to place Kabkab dates suppliers also supply Behbahan dates which are sweeter,  smaller, and full of thick liquids than those grown elsewhere. These dates are also available in pitted and unpitted form.

Harvesting and harvested periods

For highest quality production, the Kabkab date falls just next to Astamaran, Shahani and Mazafati dates having the most profitable product in Iran. These dates have such economic weight simply because they are considered represent the best quality of dates available. Kabkab production is,  therefore,  exceedingly significant to Iran’s crop growing industry and market. Kabkab dates are usually harvested in mid September.

Kabkab Exportation and Consumer markets

As one of the dates varieties, it is one of the chief varieties of date fruit and boasts an extraordinary annual resources.  Whilst the largest portion of this Kabkab dates are consumed in the home markets of, the continued growth and high quality has meant that steps have been taken for exporting the dates globally to ensure enjoyment of more people of Iran their best loved manufacturing.

Nutrition and health benefits:

Like all varieties of dates Kabkab also is full of nutritional value for the natural nutritious they contain. The flesh of the date fruit contains around 60-65% sugar, 2.5% fiber, 2% protein and a little amount of fat. Kabkab Dates  also provide our bodies with necessary minerals iron, potassium and calcium and, to a slighter extent of copper, phosphorous, and magnesium. These have all their own unique health benefits.

Storage and shelf life:

As the Kabkak dates are moist date, it can be preserved under normal room temperatures for about six months with short-term fumigation.  Kabkab dates factory produce dates in a dry and cold environment can be kept for longer period without refrigeration.

The Green Diamond due to experience and enough knowledge in the field of exports, deal with many kinds of dates and sell them and send them to all other countries.

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