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The pearl of Persia: Mazafati from Bam. Delicate and rich flavor, with notes of caramel. Our customers are amazed by the sweet and soft melting of this unique date. Harvested every year in Bam, a mountainous region of Iran. No preservatives or chemical additives are added. The dates are free from glucose and not heat treated making it a fresh, raw, qualitative product….
The Mazafati grows in an oasis near the historic citadel of Bam in Iran, at an altitude of 1200 meters, which is unusual for date palms. It is the most famous place for high quality Mazafati.
The Bam region has around 28000 Hectares of the lands under the harvest of mazafati date from which 5000 Hectares pertains to young palm trees. 120000 tons of the date is being harvested from the land annually.
The date palm may be the world’s oldest food-producing plant known to humans. Today commercial palms are grown in large irrigated stands. Date is harvested on 180,000 hectares of groves in Iran. Iran shares 20 percent or so of the world date production and is the largest date producer in the world.
In Iran, date harvesting time depends to the variety and starts in August, lasting to the end of October. The Mazafati is fully ripe at the end of the date season.
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