Zahidi dates mean "of a small quantity or nobility." The date was introduced around the 1900's and originated in northern Iraq. It is a medium-sized, roundish date fruit, a golden color when ripe, and an excellent shipper and keeper. It is classified as a semi-dry date. As such, it makes a very good cooking date! It has a sweet and nutty flavor.
This date palm tree fruit variety is grown in the Coachella Valley, USA, certified organic, and has all the health benefits dates are known for.:
• Heart Healthy • Adds sweetness to foods without added sugars • Contains vitamins and minerals • Cholesterol free food • Good Source of fiber • Natural antioxidant polyphenols • 50% more potassium, by weight, than bananas • Improve taste, texture, and consistency of food products • Equal parts fructose and glucose • Free of sodium • Healthy alternative to refined sugars
Certified: USDA Organic, Global G.A.P, Gluten-Free, Halal, Vegan, Kosher