Dates (Date Palm)
Date Tree or generically called Phoenix dactylifera is from the Palm family. The Genus of Phoenix contains over a dozen species which have been localized around the world for commercial production of dates. The fruit of the date palm (Phoenix dactylifera) is among abundant fruits in the world and it is a stone fruit (Single Seed). There are hundreds types of Date Fruit depending on species and region of cultivation.
Consumption of dates goes back to ancient history and its primary source has been Middle East area. Iran as one of the largest producer of dates has over one million ton of production annually while in addition to the fruit, date products and derivatives are also manufactures including Date Concentrate, Date Sugar, Date Chips, Date Syrup… At Zista Group we have studied and focused dates and date products, Date Juice Concentrate in particular.