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Zaytoun Palestinian Medjool Dates 250 g (Pack of 3)

by Zaytoun
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (20 customer reviews)
Price: 14.01 (1.87 / 100 g) & FREE Delivery in the UK. Details
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  • This product is fairly traded
  • It's gluten free and vegan
  • Zaytoun are a fair trade
  • Great tasting organic dates
  • Soft and succulent dates
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Technical Details
Product Dimensions19.6 x 15.4 x 8.6 cm
Package InformationPacket
Manufacturer/ProducerSuma WholeFoods
Country Produced InUnited Kingdom
Additional Information
Best Sellers Rank 2,131 in Grocery (See top 100)
Shipping Weight1.2 Kg
Date First Available21 Sep 2012
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Product Description

The 'Medjoul' is the finest of dates. It is grown in the Jericho area which has the perfect climate for producing these delicious, soft and succulent dates. They are sourced through the 'Palm Farmers Cooperative' and are a vital source of income in this area which is seeing vast tracts of land confiscated by Israel.


Medjoul dates.

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10 of 10 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent Product 17 Jun 2013
By Suzanne
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I have been buying these dates for years now and directly through the network of volunteers that sell Zeytoun's products.

Great taste, soft, and very nutritious.
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8 of 8 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Addicted now ! Should have 6 stars ... 5 Feb 2013
By Tiya
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I have never been a great fan of dates but when my personal trainer recommended Medjool dates to get my sugar hits ( rather than chocolate ) I was sceptical.
I chose these as they had the same philosophy as Fairtrade .
These are the biggest , sweetest , juiciest dates I have ever come across.
As for me , I am now addicted to dates rather than chocolate :) and will soon be ordering more.
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6 of 6 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Yummies dates, everyone at home loved it 25 Sep 2013
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These are some good delicious dates. The dates themselves are very clean, no dust on them, and the packaging is very neat.
They came in three small packages, each containing 14 dates I think. They are the type of black dates that are very soft and have natural molasses (juice), but they are also not the dry types that are light brown and barely sweet. They are somewhere in between: soft in the mouth with a very thin skin and a dark brown colour. I love them and everyone at home (a student house) loved them too. My only complaint is why there is no bigger packaging? As they are so yummy, they will go quickly. I will definitely order more and recommend to anyone who likes date.
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5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Superb 24 Jun 2013
By Sue
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Having eaten these in Jordan I had high expectations of these dates and I wasn't disappointed, absolutely delicious and well worth the price. Will buy again, soon.
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars The Best. 18 Feb 2014
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These dates are simply the best,Also knowing i am buying from palestinian farmers,i cannot be happier, excellent dates, Thank you.
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8 of 9 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars The greatest dates! 27 Aug 2013
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I've found that the type and quality of dates varies greatly, as does how delightful they are to eat. The cheapest and most commonly found in UK supermarkets, which I think are dried and pitted Deglet Nour's, are probably great for baking with but not a great example of a date to simply eat and be delighted by.

Unpitted Medjool's are in my experience the most flavoursome of all varieties, and I consider them to be a treat on their own. They have a melt in the mouth texture which I think delivers an experience similar to eating fudge (but less sweet).

I do find it difficult to find unpitted medjool's which are definitely not produced in an occupied territory so my 5 stars for this product is due to a combination of:

1. The best tasting dates of any I've tried
2. Produced from a non-occupied territory
3. Easiest access (other options meet the 2 criteria above, but are not as simple to purchase)

At the time of writing there are to my knowledge no high-street supermarkets which can regularly meet the criteria above (sometimes there are USA produced dates, but not always)

I follow a tip to store the dates in the freezer or fridge, which keeps them in good condition for longer and also gives them some initial resistance to melting in the mouth - fantastic. These little boxes are very convenient for this purpose.
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12 of 14 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent dates 18 May 2013
By Insula
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More satisfying than soft caramel and far more nutritious. I initially bought these to show support for the Palestinian farmers, but as I've never tasted better Medjool dates I'll be ordering more, and this time, for both reasons.
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Best tasting dates I have eaten in a long time. Nice to know that by purchasing these dates we are providing a source of income for the persecuted Palestinians whom aid in the producing and packaging of them. Beware of where you buy dates from please avoid Apartheid Isreal's dates labelled falsely to immorally gain sales!
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
4.0 out of 5 stars Like a candy
It's very good like candy but so expensive !
Published 6 days ago by EL MAATOUK
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
they were delicious and succulent and I would definitely buy them again. Thanks
Published 18 days ago by shopper123
5.0 out of 5 stars TRY FOR YOURSELF AND SEE
These dates were moist and fresh with a wonderful sweet taste
Published 1 month ago by Suleman Adam
5.0 out of 5 stars very good item
very good item, reccomended
Published 1 month ago by MC
5.0 out of 5 stars Very good indeed
Everything you could want from a medjool date, and so far, freely available. Quality a little variable, but given that it's a local enterprise, I have no quarrel with that.
Published 1 month ago by jennifer clark
5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent
I don't care much for the politics of Palestine, but these are some properly delicious dates. It's rare to find pre-packaged dates which are so succulent, as the others I've dried... Read more
Published 4 months ago by ohmydays
3.0 out of 5 stars Dissappointing
i have purchased excellent quality Medjool dates before via Amazon and I wish that I had continued to purchase them! instead I took the risk to try. Read more
Published 4 months ago by lovelovesme
5.0 out of 5 stars authentic middle eastern fruits
we are now addicted to these delicious moist fruits of the desert! they are a must with our nibbles pre dinner
Published 4 months ago by holiday driver extrordinaire
5.0 out of 5 stars Good dates
Cheaper than the supermarket ones except you can buy these outside of the Christmas shopping season (unless you get the degenerated ones in the selefane bags)!
Published 7 months ago by terry tibbs
1.0 out of 5 stars wrongly described
On looking at this product it specifies gluten free, however on checking the box packaging it says may be packed in a gluten containing environment so cannot be sold as GLUTEN FREE... Read more
Published 8 months ago by stark
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