News Gulf dates reign supreme on Bangladeshi iftar tables

DHAKA: Gulf varieties of dates are the favorite ones among Bangladeshis, with many making sure that the Saudi or Emirati fruits will be on their iftar tables, despite their high price.

One of the earliest crops cultivated in the Arabian Peninsula, the date is also grown in Egypt — the world’s main producer — and in other North African and Middle Eastern countries, as well as the US, Pakistan and China.

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