includes several stages such as:
Separation of crown of the seeds, cleaning, drying, moisturizing,
polishing, sterilization, pressing, cooling, grading, and packing.
-Diced Date-a mixture of Soya flour and /or dextrose and dates;
- Extruded Date Pieces-addition of dextrose mixture to dates and
utilization of special machinery for producing dates in uniform size;
-Macerated Date-retaining the freshness of dates through moisturizing;
- Date Paste- preparation of date paste for use in the production of
sweets, cerelac etc.;
- High-Fiber Fruit-addition of edible fibers to dates for the production
of certain diet foods and medicines.
Under the present condition, countries such as Turkey, Chile, and Mexico
are the major producers of dates in the world. By adopting advanced
modern technology in the preparation of high quality date products,
these countries have become the tough competitors of Iran in the market.