Archeologists believe that raising date tree in Iran has been started from 4 or 5 thousands year Bc. Date is the most important food for people and is rich in nutrient. Existence of variety of date (forty kinds) in Kerman province that most of them differ from the other kind of date in the country is the sign of the antiquity of this tree in Kerman. Date has been considered as holy plant during history and has been very important in creating human civilization.
According to “Sarporsi Siks” an English writer there have been about 1000 pale tree in Bam in 1848 Bc. Rotab date must be kept in refrigerator after packing and the ordinary date after exposing to sun light for several days can be kept in ordinary temperature. Among the most important cultivation regions in Kerman province ,we can consider Bam, Jiroft, Kahnouj, Shahdad and Baft.
Date is sweet, delicious fruits from the tropical oasis, brimming with much-needed minerals and energy to help you stay fit and healthy.
Mozafati date from Iran, where it is mainly grown in Kerman province, and often named “Bam date”, after the city of Bam in that province. It is a dark, soft and sweet date of medium size. It is exceptionally well-suited for fresh consumption, because of its long shelf life. At a temperature of −5 degrees Celsius (23 °F) it can be kept for up to 2 years.
visitors traveling to Kerman can buy Mozafati Date in many supermarkets.