Wonderfully sweet, the date fruit is a source of goodness and nutrients.

It can be eaten in all stages of its maturity – ripe and fresh, semi-matured and dried.

It contains iron, potassium, vitamin A, B, K and 15 minerals and it reduces bad cholesterol.

According to the Food and Agriculture Organisation, global date production is around 7.1 million tonnes, out of which three million tonnes is produced by the world’s top 20 nations which grow date palm trees.Egypt, Iran, Saudi Arabia are the top three global producers, while the UAE comes in fourth with a total production of 900 thousand tonnes.

UAE owns 33 per cent of the world’s exports of dates.

Open for distribution through wholesalers, supermarkets, convenience stores and speciality gourmet shops.