Dates are the fruit of the date palm tree, which is grown in many tropical regions of the world. A date is a stone fruit, with a single seed surrounded by an outer fleshy fruit. The date fruit is high in some important nutrients and has a variety of advantages and uses.
Where is Date Produced in Nigeria?
Dates are majorly produced in the northern part of the country such as Sokoto, Kaduna, Gombe, Jigawa, Nasarawa, this date is found in large quantities in Nigeria and it is supplied to a different part of Nigeria majorly by the Hausa counterpart who majorly specialises in the cultivation of dates in Nigeria.
Date in Nigeria is seen as another means for sugar, this is because it is sweet and the nectar almost has the same taste as sugar, therefore, a date is used as a sugar supplement which also has a good nutritional value and benefit for both young and old.
Invariably in Nigeria many use date as a sweetener for teas, coffee and other fruit drink it is well patronised by many manufacturing industries in Nigeria who are in the production of fruit drinks and other mineral drinks. Date is also seen as a form of aphrodisiac because the study shows its help in improving the male reproduction system which is mainly used by the pharmaceutical industries in the production of medical drugs.
Diversities of Date for Exportation
Raw date fruit can be preserved in huge quantities in suction packs and exported overseas irrespective of the country, this does not require big capital, you may get the raw fruit from local farmers, wash carefully, package in mini bags with your brand name and market at the airport to travellers who are travelling to foreign countries and especially the Indians derive so much pleasure in dates as it is used as most part of their meals.
You may want to go through the process o thoroughly drying dates in the sunlight or through the use of some advanced mechanical tools if you can afford it and package, then ensure you register your company in Nigeria as a conglomerate and the National Airport Promotion Council to create an international presence it is pertinent to have a partnership with a commercial website like ABEN who have a vast directory of buyers and sellers all over the world with visible pictures of your goods broadcasted over the internet for easy access by buyers and even manufacturing companies.
This consist of effectively drying the dates and grinding in a powdery form, which is easy to use by those who substitute date for sugar, this has to have effective hygienic control with the presence and registration of NAFDAC for control and easy purchase as this guaranty the date is produced in a hygienically controlled environment.
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