Pitted Deglet Dates
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Deglet Dates possess a delicate flavor and are firm-textured and amber in appearance. Known as "Fingers of Light" Dates are a common food item in the Middle East where they originated as a cultivated crop over 5000 years ago. Today dates are also grown in the U.S. Dates grow best in areas where temperatures are high, humidity is very low and an abundant supply of water is available to the roots. Dates are usually picked green and ripened off the tree before drying. Fresh Dates contain about 55 percent sugar, a percentage that increases as the date dries and the sugar becomes concentrated, making them "natures answer" to our sweet tooth! Our Deglet Dates are a less costly alternative to Medjool Dates. Dates are recommended as a good source of fiber and contain no cholesterol. Deglet Dates are Sun-dried and contain no sulfites.

Ingredient Statement:


Deglet Dates add a rich taste to puddings, baked goods, cream sauces, salads and desserts. Date crusted Halibut, braised chicken with Dates and stuffed figs and Dates are just a few dishes that will dress up your dining experience.

Recommended Preparation Instructions:

There is no preparation needed for dried fruit. If used in baking, you may want to rehydrate. To rehydrate dried fruit, pour boiling water over the fruit and let sit covered for 5 to 10 minutes.

Product Description

A cost effective, alternative variety to Medjool Dates, less sweet and darker in color. Dates have long been a common food item in the Middle East, where they originated as a cultivated crop over 5000 years ago. Today dates are also grown in the U.S.; they were introduced to California by Spanish missionaries in the 1700's. Dates contain no cholesterol and they are a good source of fiber.


Color: Shades of golden brown, purple.

Flavor: Typical of dates, sweet flavor.

Size: Approximately 1-1½ inch in length.


Moisture: 25%

Sulfites: N/A

Heat Level: N/A

Ingredient Statement:


Allergen Statement


Packaging & Storage

Shelf Life: Min 12 months (under optimum storage conditions).

Packaging: Poly bag in box.

Storage Conditions: Store in a dry, cool place.

About Nutritional Information

Chieftain Wild Rice Company gathers nutritional information from highly regarded sources. Nutritional analysis can vary due to growing conditions, frequency of testing, and other factors.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 40g
Amount Per Serving
Calories 110 Calories from Fat 0
  % Daily Value *
Total Fat 0g 0%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Trans Fat 0g  
Cholesterol 0g 0%
Sodium 0 mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 30g 10%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Sugars 25g  
Protein 1g  
Vitamin A 0%
Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 2%
Iron 2%
* The Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.