Dates in Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
The kingdom of Saudi Arabia is blessed with many gifts from Allah, the greatest, the two venerable sanctuaries, and abundance of dates, that the kingdom is the second producer of dates in the world. The country of the two venerable sanctuaries is characterized with specialty of dates and variety of types, qualities and its dignity in Islam and Muslims hearts.
Saudi Arabia is the first world country of number of areas and factories that produce dates, all in one country. There are more than seven great oases and several minor ones, in addition to (130) factory of dates. This characteristic makes Saudi Arabia is the first direction for ones who know value of healthy dates and blessings in land of the two venerable sanctuaries. Varieties of dates good value brings a real pleasure for who want to get blessings, quality and flavors of dates in different areas and oases.
Dates of the kingdom is considered as the great producer of several types of dates, the most important ones are from Al-Madinah Al-Monwra, , Al-Ahsa, Al-Qassim, Al-Kharj, Al-Ghat, Wadi Ad-Dawasir, Bisha, Ha’il and Yanbu.
Al-Madina Al-Monwra is featured with ajwa, perny, safawy and mabroom, all types of dates are blessed by invocation of prophet of mercy –may peace be upon him-. Riyadh is the capital of the kingdom and servant of the two venerable sanctuaries, which is featured with several types of dates, the most famous one is Al-Khodary in high quality and dpecial flavor of extract of Al-Kharj. Al-Qassim is not so far from Al-Madina Al-Monwra. It is featured with high productivity and many types available; the most famous type is Sukkary top of dates, high quality Suqaey and roshodia. You cannot mention an area within the kingdom without finding the plenty production of dates from the blessed good plant, the dates-palm, which the kingdom uses as its logo. Al-Ahsa is the greatest productive area in the kingdom that is featured with extract of Al-Ahsa with several types and grades. While Bisha is featured with large sofry with special color and flavor. Wadi Ad-Dawasir contains plenty and various production of types with extract, suqaey and sari. Ha’il is featured with Ha’il sweets and roshodia. While Yanbu is featured with perny with special taste.
We should mention that most of dates in country of two venerable sanctuaries such as extract, Al-Menify, Al-Khodry, Suqaey, Ajwa, Roshdia, Nabtet Ali, Al-Salg and sweet in several areas in the country.