Iranian Sayer dates are semi-dry with a moisture content under 16%. They are usually harvested in October and have a dark brown color. They have a shelf life of approximately 18 months at room temperature. The The Iranian Sayer Date is available in grades GAQ, FAQ and industrial as whole dates, in pitted or non-pitted forms, and are also available as chopped date, that are either non-coated or they may be rolled in dextrose or rice flour.
The grades of Sayer dates are mentioned below:
1. Super Select maximum 70 pieces/lb
2. Select Grade A maximum 75 pieces/lb
3. GAQ maximum 115 pieces/lb
4. FAQ (smaller sizes, no specific count/lb.)