Golden Zahidi Organic Dates - 5 Lbs., 10 Lbs.
ZAHIDI means “of a small quantity” or “nobility,” It was introduced around the 1900s and it originated in northern Iraq. It is a medium sized, roundish date, a golden color when ripe, and an excellent shipper and keeper. It is classified as a semi-dry date and part of of the crop is picked dry and then prepared for market by a simple steam hydration process. As such, it makes a very good cooking date, and, in fact, this variety in the hydrated form constitutes such a large percentage of California dates on the market that many people are not aware of the really fine natural soft dates we have.