Date-derived industries: A review of common products, manufacturing methods, and leading countries

  • Nora Abdullah AlFaris Department of Physical Sport Science, Princess Nourah bint Abdulrahman University, Riyadh, P.O. Box 84428 Riyadh 11671, Saudi Arabia
  • Jozaa Zaidan AlTamim Department of Physical Sport Science, Princess Nourah bint Abdulrahman University, Riyadh, P.O. Box 84428 Riyadh 11671, Saudi Arabia.
  • Lujain Abdulaziz AlMousa Department of Physical Sport Science, Princess Nourah bint Abdulrahman University, Riyadh, P.O. Box 84428 Riyadh 11671, Saudi Arabia
  • Fatima Ali AlGhamidi Department of Physical Sport Science, Princess Nourah bint Abdulrahman University, Riyadh, P.O. Box 84428 Riyadh 11671, Saudi Arabia
  • Najla Abdullah Albarid Department of Physical Sport Science, Princess Nourah bint Abdulrahman University, Riyadh, P.O. Box 84428 Riyadh 11671, Saudi Arabia

Abstract

The date fruit, a nourishing food appreciated worldwide, plays an important role in producing countries’ economic and political aspects.
Date palms provide numerous products, including date syrup, alcohol, vinegar, date powder, and sugar. This review was undertaken
to summarize information about the common date-derived products, the manufacturing methods used, and the leading countries in
the date-derived industry. Additionally, the review highlights the future challenges in developing the date industry. The difficulties that
accompanied the preparation of this review included the scarcity of modern and reliable information, especially the statistics related to
date-derived products from leading countries involved in this industry. This may be due to the incompleteness of such information or the
lack of interest in publishing them in reliable scientific sources.

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Abdullah AlFaris, N., J. Zaidan AlTamim, L. Abdulaziz AlMousa, F. Ali AlGhamidi, and N. Abdullah Albarid. “Date-Derived Industries: A Review of Common Products, Manufacturing Methods, and Leading Countries”. Emirates Journal of Food and Agriculture, Vol. 34, no. 2, Mar. 2022, doi:https://doi.org/10.9755/ejfa.2022.v34.i2.2825. Accessed 25 June 2022.
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