One of the most primeval trees, is Date tree (named Palm), which carries Seven thousand years of history. Its fruit have had a significant role in ancient people’s feeding and also occupation.
The palm’s fruit, Date, is rich in nutrients. 75% of it, is composed of sugars and carbohydrates. It contains plenty of vitamins A, B and C, In addition to protein, fat and minerals.
Fleshy part of the date is very sweet and tasty, which allocates approximately 50-88 % of its weight. Almost two-thirds of the weight is composed of different types of sugars, about a quarter is fruit juice of the date, and the rest consists of proteins, fats, minerals and vitamins.
Minerals in date includes Iron, Manganese, Calcium, Phosphorus, Sodium, Potassium and Copper. There is 1430 to 1500 Kcal of energy in 350-400 grams of date.

Iran is one of the world's largest exporters of date; it is among main agricultural products of Iran.
Iran’s Groves (Garden’s of palm trees) located in the large area of south and southwest of the country, ends to Pakistan and Afghanistan border.
SSN Company with over 10 years of experience is one of leading companies in exporting of date to the world's five continents. Through harvesting from best palm groves of Iran we supply highest quality of dates in versatile packaging options.
Physiology of the Palm Fruit
Kharak is called to palm fruit in a physiological stage when its texture is generally firmer and the color can be changed depending on the varieties of palm. Some dates in this stage are edible.
Physiological growth stage of palm fruit that has soft, delicate and full of nectar.
The final stage of physiological development of palm fruit.
Classification of date by type
Dried Dates
It refers to a ripe date which the moisture is below 18%.
Semi Dried Dates
It refers to a ripe date with the moisture between 18% and 20%.
Soft Dates
It refers to a ripe date with the moisture between 20% and 23%.
It refers to a ripe and juicy date, which the moisture is between 23% and 38%.​​​​​​​