What is the Piarom date?
The most marketable date available is the Piarom date! Both in terms of form and nature; A cartridge of energy that shot into the body. In terms of moisture, this date is something between Mazafati and Zahedi. It has dark brown wrinkled skin that is completely attached to its flesh. The palm of this date is propagated by grafting. After the fruiting of the tree in late winter and early spring, Piarom tree clusters should be pollinated.
Piarom dates are one of the most valuable dates in Iran from a commercial and economic point of view and have a very good international market. Every year, we export a large amount of these dates to many countries in the world. The Piarom date is very popular because of its thin skin attached to the fruit. It is classified as semi-moist or semi-dry. The burnt brown color and grooves on the skin make the appearance of the fruit more pleasant.
Piarom is high in sugar, but its type is fructose, which easily helps the body’s metabolism and is used in the body. You should wash Piarom well, like other dates, before consumption, and one of the features of this date is easy washing.
A History of Piarom Geography
Piarom or Pyarom is a name for a type of date, that is one of the most expensive in the market, it is of commercial type and first-class, and due to its good quality and marketability, it is considered a special date for export. It has been able to attract the attention of the world markets.
Due to the high tolerance of its palm against water and soil salinity, it has been cultivated in a large area of gardens in Haji Abad, Hormozgan. The villages of Sarchahan, Tezraj, Madanoiyeh, Shahdadi, Baraftab, Lower and Upper Dehestan, Neyzar, Dargah, Gahkam, Ganj, Dasht Seyedjozer, Jain, etc. in Haji Abad city are major production points of Piarom dates.
Properties and benefits
Piarom dates are rich in sugars, proteins, and minerals, and have even higher nutritional value than their counterparts. In 100 grams of Piarom dates, there is 125 kcal, while there is 400 kcal of energy per 100 g of sugar, which means that the amount of energy from eating dates is much less than simple sugar, so it does not make people obese and overweight.
For example, in 100 grams of ordinary sugar, 99.9% of pure energy is generated, while in 100 grams of Piarom dates, there is about 30% sugar and the rest contains other substances; There is a significant amount of dietary fiber in Piarom dates, which is very suitable for digestive health and nutrition. In addition, there are carotenoids or colored substances in dates, which are prerequisites for the production of vitamin A and antioxidants, which prevent cell damage and cancer.
Vitamin C is another nutrient of Piarom, which contains 14 grams per 100 grams of dates. There is a significant amount of potassium in this fruit, which is necessary to prevent high blood pressure. In addition, dates contain a significant amount of magnesium, which is very useful for nerves and muscles.
One of the properties of Piarom date is being laxative. If you soak 6 to 7 dates in 3 glasses of boiling water and drink it warm in the morning and at night, you will clearly see the result.
Piarom palm clusters reproduce by pollination. An issue we see in most of the other date palms. Usually, pollination time is late winter and early spring, in March and April.
Piarom changes color in early August and turns yellow. At this time, it slightly gets out of the agile state and becomes sweeter. Then, at the beginning of September, the color of the dates turns brown and gradually turns into Rotab or moist.
moist Piarom dates are extremely delicious and palatable, and among other types of dates, they’re known as the best date or moist date. Of course, fewer dates (Khorma) are harvested in Rotab mode and they mostly allow the dates to lose a little moisture. At the end of September or the beginning of October, depending on the region or village where the dates were grown, they harvest the ripe dates.
Packaging, shipping, storage
Workers usually pack Piarom dates in large cartons, they do this traditionally in most producing cities, especially in the main source, Hajiabad city. This issue has caused us to not be able to properly pay tribute to the unique quality of this date for many sales and marketing activities.
In this regard, some companies have harvested, packed, and even picked Piarom dates according to global standards using advanced devices, and have introduced it in global markets. One of the main requirements for packing and storing Piarom dates is its storage conditions, which can have a significant impact on the sales quality of this product. It is better to store these dates in a cool environment away from moisture. Providing conditions for storage, then sorting and packing these dates is a big step in the direction of the durability and preservation of this valuable product as much as possible.