In pursuit of His Late Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said’s vision – may his soul rest in peace – in attaining food security and promoting self-sustainability, and under the leadership and guidance of His Majesty Sultan Haitham bin Tarik, Nakheel Oman Development Company was established to invest in sectors related to Date Palm products and by-products including post harvesting activities, logistics, marketing and retail.

Phoenix Dactylifera, commonly known as the date palm tree, is the most ancient cultivated tree in the world that roots back to early 4,000 BC. The date palm tree has since played a major significance to civilizations where it was, and still is a source of staple food, shelter and shade. Date farming plays a major significance for the economy where it is the primary agricultural crop in Oman constituting 80% of all fruit crops produced and 50% of the total agricultural area in the country.

At Nakheel, we continue to honor the legacy of our ancestors by protecting the rich cultural Arabian heritage through our unique cultivation and post harvesting practices producing the world’s finest dates as a signature for wealth and prosperity. We at Nakheel not only ensure to produce the highest quality of dates, but to ensure accessibility to natural resources in a safe, sustainable and environment friendly techniques using the state-of-the-art technology according to the highest international standards

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Founded by the Diwan of Royal Court (represented by the Directorate General of Million Date Palm Plantation Project) ( and Oman National Investments Development Company “Tanmia”, ( Nakheel Oman Development Company is poised to be the Sultanate’s flagship and one of the world largest Date Palm products and by-products producer. Nakheel aims to invest in date palm, healthy food and sustainable agriculture to produce better food for better life in a better world.