Our California grown, extra fancy medjool dates are soft in texture, well-fleshed, and have a very sweet flavor. Containing approximately 75 to 80% natural sugar, dates are also a good source of dietary potassium. They contain protein, dietary fiber and trace vitamins and minerals including boron, magnesium, manganese and zinc. Eaten by the handful, extra fancy Medjool dates are a wonderful natural sweet alternative to sugary snacks. They also work well in both savory and sweet dishes or stuffed with other ingredients such as almonds and/or cream cheese.
Date fruit are grown on a type of palm tree commonly known as the date palm. They have been a staple food for the people of the Middle East and Indus Valley for thousands of years. As a matter of fact, fossil records show that date palm have existed for at least 50 million years. Medjool dates are a variety commonly grown in California. They are a large, dark brown luxury date with a glossy appearance and slightly wrinkled which is typical of the variety.
Moisture: 18 - 23%
- Naturally Non GMO
- Stored in a SQF Certified Facility
- GloryBee is FSMA Compliant
This product is best stored refrigerated at 40-45 degrees F. Storage conditions should be clean, free from infestation and away from strong odors. The shelf life is 1 year from date of manufacture if stored at 45 degrees F.
The specifications listed above are averages only. For information on specific lots, please request via our sales department