Chopped Dates

Chopped Dates are delicious, healthy food that keeps you full for a long time. Chopped dates are cholesterol-free and full of nutrients and fiber.  Full of rich flavor, these little lumps of sweetness are versatile in use. They go perfectly with other dried fruits, can be used in cereals, as a natural sweetener in muffins, breads, and other baked treats, or consumed with tea and other drinks.

General Description

Sayer dates are chopped into small golden to brown looking pieces with their skin on. They are rolled in dextrose or rice flour (as per the customer’s request) to prevent them from sticking together. With their soft texture, natural sweetness, and aroma they make for perfect snacks.

Bellow you can find the product specifications in more detail:

CharacteristicsTolerance
Sizes (mm)Sizes of 70% of the product are:
5x5, 8x5, 8x10, 8x8, 8x12
DressingDextrose, rice flour (customer’s choice)
Moisture13-16 %
CalyxTarget Nil < 1 per Cartons
Coating Content< 3%
InfestationNo Live infestation.
Dead infestation or parts thereof: < 0.2%
Other Varieties< 1%
PitsPits Target Nil-< 1 pit or fragmented pit per Carton
EVM (extraneous Vegetable Material)< 1%
Non-hazardous foreign matter (such as straw, thread, etc.)< 1 piece per carton

Will be safe for 18 months stored at 08°C  and for 12 months at 15°C in a dry and ventilated atmosphere away from sunlight. They should not be stored near to material with a strong odor.

Fumigation by methyl bromide gas

Bulk
Packed in a sealed food-grade liner inside 10 or 12.5 Kg cartons

Retail
Various packaging and labeling options available in different weights.
Most commonly ordered packages are Quad seal, Doypack, Pillow style made of various food-grade material.

PrinciplesValuesUnit
Calories332kcal
Total Fat0.2g
Saturated fat<0.1g
Trans fat<0.1g
Cholestrol<0.5g
Sodium1.11mg
Total Carbohydrate80.6g
Dietary Fiber7.42g
Total sugars71.6ag
Added sugars0g
Protein2.1g
Vitamin A162mg
Vitamin C< 3mg
Vitamin D0mg
Calcium70.87mg
Iron1mg
Potassium75mg