Dates are one of the most common foods of the holy month of Ramadan; This heavenly fruit is one of the oldest crops of mankind, which is used fresh or dry.
Dates contain important vitamins, minerals and fibers, and also have a lot of antioxidants and protect the body against various diseases.
Due to the high level of fructose, the natural sugar in it, Borong Kurma Green Diamond is a good source of energy and are a suitable choice for long-term fasting in the first half of the year.
This fruit has been seen in the world with more than 200 different shapes, sizes and tastes, which of course do not differ much in terms of nutrition; Al Jazeera wrote that according to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, at least nine million tons of dates are produced every year in countries with hot summers such as the Middle East.
In the meantime, Egypt is the top supplier of dates in the world, which accounts for approximately one fifth or 18% of date production. Saudi Arabia with 17% and Iran with 15% are in the top three ranks.
Palm trees have two species, male and female, and only the female plant bears fruit and can produce more than 100 kg of dates in each harvest season, that is, about 10,000 dates.
Ajwa dates, which grow in Medina, Saudi Arabia, are the most expensive dates in the world and are usually served with Arabic coffee. (Arabic coffee is flavored with spices such as cardamom and drunk sweetly.)
In recent years, India and the European Union have been recognized as the largest importers of dates in the world, and the luck of countries outside the region has made date products more diverse and the use of nuts and flour along with dates has become popular.