Our organic Fairtrade dates are:
- Very nice, top "Deglet nour" quality
- 100% pure nature
- including a very high level of product safety
- very nutritious
- without preservatives
- without any sweeteners
- without dyes or other unnatural additives
Vital substances: "The bread of the desert" Dates are very valuable because they are easily digestible, vitamin and mineral-rich fruits, which with their sugar content quickly provide energy. A must for every desert traveler, but also for every nutrition-conscious European. In addition, dates are very rich in magnesium, B vitamins and fiber, which our intestines really enjoy. The glycemic index, however, is very low.1,2 Dried dates contain an antioxidant capacity of 3895 µmol TE (ORAC value = Oxygen Radical Absorption Capacity). By consuming foods rich in antioxidants, the body's defense mechanism can be strengthened and an overproduction of free radicals can be balanced out. An ORAC daily requirement between 5000 and 7000 is recommended.3
Description: Our organic Fairtrade dates, whole, are very large, soft and extra sweet dates. The consistency is very soft. This is the variety "Deglet nour", it is considered the king date, translated means "deglet nour" - "finger of light". The name comes from the fact that in sunlight you can see the stone inside through the raw date. This is immediately a sign of very good quality.
Origin and manufacture: We source our organic Fairtrade dates exclusively from Tunisia. In addition to the difficult economic and political situation, it is particularly important for Tunisia to produce Fairtrade products. The country is characterized by tourism and the associated extremely high water consumption. On the other hand, there are small farming families who fight for traditional agriculture and a healthy approach to nature and people. The cooperation with FAIRTRADE enables the farmers and their families a secure income and the children new perspectives. The harvest of the date or the date plants is very daring, from a European point of view, because the cutting is done by hand, high up in the date trees. Likewise, the removal of the date from the perennial, sorting and packaging are all manual work. The only advantage is that the date is already completely dry, because nature does this work when the dates are still hanging on the trees. The dates are pressure treated in Austria. With pressure removal, the interaction of pressure and time ensures absolute freedom from pests.
Organic ingredients: Dates ° dried - ° FAIRTRADE certified and grown by Fairtrade producers. Total Fairtrade share: 100%.swell:
1 Wikipedia: Dattel / Date Palm
2 DEBInet German nutrition advice and information network
3 ORAC USDA Database
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