Shahani date is one of the varieties of Dates which is cultivated and produced in Iran. Shahani dates are cultivated in various regions in Iran like Fars province and Jahrom. This date is called with another name in those regions. For example, it is called Shani dates as well.Shahani Date is a wet and soft Date, Because of its attractive brown color and sweet taste this date is so popular in the local dates market.Shahani Dates are very sweet and there is a high demand market for that in the world, that’s why The majority of this product is exported to other countries as bulk.
The date is cylindrical with the size of 3 to 5 cm. Shahani date color is dark yellow to light brown with moisture under 20% to 25%.As a point of quality, This product is packed and exported in Different Grades such as Super and Normal grade. the difference is size and color.
Harvesting time starts in September in some Regions. The dates usually can be used either pitted or unpitted for personal consumption or industrial purposes.
Lots of Shahani date production is used for Syrup dates and other processed products like dates chocolate and snacks.