What makes Jericho, Palestine a significant place for growing Medjool palms? keyboard_arrow_down
Jericho is considered the lowest city in the world (240m below sea level). With more than 300 days of sunshine in Jericho which makes it the finest location for growing Medjool Palm trees as well as the dry hot weather and minimal rain season.
Why should I choose the Arab Farmers? keyboard_arrow_down
Arab Farmers promote sustainable and socially responsible agriculture by relying on environmentally friendly farming techniques. We have obtained PSI, Halal, HACCP, ISO 22000, and FSSC 22000 certifications to show our commitment to our product, people, and consumers. We depend on worldwide accepted criteria for food safety, sustainable production methods, and workers’ welfare by utilizing new information technologies to further advance our farming levels.
How do you store your dates? keyboard_arrow_down
Medjool Dates are best stored in a fridge (0-4 C) or a freezer for long-term storage
Tell us more about your packaging options. keyboard_arrow_down
Our packaging sizes range from 5kg bulk pack to 3kg, 2kg, 1kg, 500g, 250g, 170g and many more custom packages to meet our clients’ requirements. Check out our packing configuration table here. (Link)
Where do you export your dates? keyboard_arrow_down
We export our dates to various countries around the world in more than three continents. We have reached 12 countries so far and are exploring more potential markets. Check out our destinations map here.
Are Medjool dates dried? keyboard_arrow_down
Medjool Dates are naturally dried while on the trees. When picked, Medjool dates are not dried before packing. Check our process page here.
What is the shelf life of Medjool dates? keyboard_arrow_down
Medjool Dates lifespan varies depending on the storage of the product since its packing date. If kept frozen, these dates can stay more than 2 years valid. In cooling (Fridge), the dates expire after one year. At room temperature, Medjool dates are best consumed within 6 months.
What are the different sizes of Medjool dates? And how are they sorted? keyboard_arrow_down
There are four Medjool date sizes: Jumbo, Large, Medium and Small. These sizes are sorted depending on the weight of each date. Check out our products page here.
Why are there different varieties of Medjool? keyboard_arrow_down
The difference between Medjool Dates variety and classifications depend on the skin separation and air ratio between the skin and the fruit itself. The tighter the skin is, the higher quality it will be. However, all these varieties taste the same, have the same nutrition values and give the same satisfaction. Check our products page here.
How often do you harvest your Medjool dates? At what times of the year? keyboard_arrow_down
Medjool Dates are only harvested once a year. Normally, the harvest season is in August/September after a very hot summer that helps the dates mature and dry.
Where do Medjool dates come from?keyboard_arrow_down
Medjool Dates are fruits that grow on palm trees (Phoenix dactylifera). Medjool Date Palm can only grow in special environments and limited regions. It is found in Palestine (Jericho and Jordan valley), Jordan, and California’s Coachella Valley.
What makes Medjool dates so special when compared to other dates?keyboard_arrow_down
Medjool is one of the most famous types of dates, and it is the best-selling type of date in the world. Medjool dates have a long history of planting that dates to more than 4000 years BC.. and they have a medium to dark brown color. They are rich in vitamins, fiber, minerals, antioxidants, and potassium. Medjool dates are also known as the King of Dates for many reasons and because it was only kept for kings when it was first discovered in Morocco.