Herbs and Spices Perth Australia

Dates Diced 1kg

The fruit of the "Sayer" palm that has had the pit removed and the fruit is diced into small squares. It is available in 1 kg bags.
Code: DATEDICE1
Quantity: Good Supply
Availability: Always Available
$ 5.95
GST exempt
Product Documents

Usage

Often used in bread production and they are very popular in date and nut breads. They can be added to a fruit salad or used to flavour dishes with vegetables.

When ground they are used to make a date syrup.

Medicinal Powers?

Dates provide a wide range of essential nutrients and are a great source of dietary potassium. Indeed they are a source of calcium, copper and iron and are a rich source of fiber.

They may help to lower blood pressure and reduce the risk of stroke.

Fun Facts

The average date palm produces 50 kg of fruit per year for about 60 years.

Ancient Egyptian used to drink a wine made from date fruit. Hic.

The word "date" comes from the Greek word daktylos, meaning "finger".

About 3% of the earth's farmland is covered by date palms, which are producing 4 million tones of dates per year.

Date pits are being used to make soap and even eyeliner!

Country of origin.

Culpepers' Dates come from Iran.