MORE WAYS TO LOVE DATES
VERSATILE AND LONG-LASTING
Because of their low moisture and high acid content, diced dates have a long shelf life. That means they’re ready to use whenever you are, and in so many different ways.
Diced dates are great as a snack or in desserts. Add them to muffins, cookies or scones. Toss them into cereal, granola or trail mixes. Whisk diced dates into marinades and sauces to add complexity and texture. Dress up a variety of plates using a distinctive and edible date-piece garnish.
• Cakes and pies
• Cereals or cereal toppings
• Granola bars
• Frozen desserts and date shakes
• Dressings, marinades
• Trail mix
CHOPPED DATES ARE EASY TO USE
Order your diced dates from Woodspur Farms
with coatings to reduce stickiness and improve measurement
accuracy. Options include:
• Rice flour
• Gluten-free oat flour
• Chia flour
• Coconut Flour
FRESH OUT-OF-THE-BOX OR REHYDRATED – IT’S YOUR CHOICE
Diced dates need no preparation, although some bakers and other food producers prefer to rehydrate their dates for maximum juiciness. Just pour boiling water over the fruit and let sit, covered, for 5 to 10 minutes before adding to your recipe.
A VALUE-ADDED PROPOSITION
• Vitamins and Minerals. Chopped dates provide 6B vitamins and 7 minerals, including vitamins B3, B5, B6 and B9, iron, and calcium. A 1/2-cup of dates provides 15% of the RDA for selenium.
• Dietary Fiber. A 1/4-cup serving of chopped dates provides 12% of the RDA for fiber. Dates include an important soluble fiber known as beta-D-Glucan.
• Antioxidants. Chopped dates rank high among fruits in antioxidant polyphenols.
Diced dates are sold in 35-lb. polyline bag in cardboard box.
Dates are higher in total polyphenols than any of the most commonly consumed fruits or vegetables.