This type of Iranian dates are the most important type of economic dates, which are soft and wet with 15% to 35% moisture. These oval shape dates are brown to black color. Mazzafati dates grows in Kerman province (Bam, Jiroft, Kahnouj, Hajiabad, Tabas)This type of dates is full of vitamin B and loaded with needed daily energy. Meanwhile, because of its black color, it is popular in European Countries. The size of Mazafati dates is between 2.5-4.5 cm and the harvest time is in the middle of August .
Mazafati dates are high in iron, natural sugar and suitable for the body. This fruit is composed of various nutrients of calcium, magnesium, potassium, vitamins such as vitamin A, vitamin B complex, vitamin C, and so on. In addition, dates are low in fat and high in fiber and protein, which makes them healthy snacks. This dates has a lot of potassium in its structure that can be considered as a treatment for diarrhea. It is also very rich in iron and has natural sugar.