The date fruit has so many varieties and types, each type of date is called with local names in different countries.The Middle East is most famous region of date production in the world.The most volume of Dates production is in Iran, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Iraq, and North Africa. Nobody can say the exact numbers of different dates varieties. but There are three main categories of dates as following:
It is said more than 400 varieties of dates are in the world. although all of them have the same nutrition value.
Most well-known Dates Varieties
Among all date varieties, only a few of them are commercial and known in international ِDates markets. These dates always have their customers and are exported to foreign countries due to the high volume of production and their quality. the different factors have effect to being a dates commercial , such as production volume , taste ,usage ,Durability , size ,facial features and special Properties.
in follwowing list we see some of well known dates in the market: