About Halawy Dates
Halawa means “ Sweet ”, and this date fruit lives up to the name. Halawy dates are firm and chewy with a thick but soft golden flesh. This date has a sweet, caramel-candy flavor. The Halawy date has all the health benefits dates are known for. These fresh dates are California grown!
Flavor - Sweet, caramel-candy flavor
Texture - Firm and chewy, with soft flesh
Color - Golden brown
Size - Medium
Origin - Basra, Iraq
Package Types -10lb, 5lb, 2lb
Availability Rating - Abundant
The HALAWY DATE is an excellent soft date. It is medium-sized, light amber in color, soft and sweet, which is the meaning of the name. The Halawy variety was first introduced in 1902 from Basra , Iraq; however commercial plantings of offshoots date from the 1913 importation. In 1946, it was estimated that approximately 45 acres had been planted to this variety in California and 30 acres in Arizona , distributed among all localities where dates are grown. Halawy trees are the second most numerous type of palms found in southern Iraq and are considered the best variety shipped from that area.
Health benefits of dates:
This date palm tree fruit variety is grown in the Coachella Valley, USA, certified organic, and has all the health benefits of dates:
- 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
Halawy Dates are harvested in the ripe stage, Tamr.
(vitamin B1) helps to turn food into energy to keep the nervous system healthy.
Riboflavin (vitamin B2) is a vitamin that is needed for growth and overall good health. It helps the body break down carbohydrates, proteins and fats to produce energy, and it allows oxygen to be used by the body. It is important for body growth. It helps in red blood cell production. It also aids in the release of energy from proteins.
Vitamin B6 is important for normal brain development and for keeping the nervous system and immune system healthy.
Niacin (vitamin B3) helps keep your nervous system, digestive system and skin healthy.
Biotin (vitamin B7) like other B vitamins, helps your body use enzymes and carry nutrients throughout the body. Biotin helps strengthen hair and nails, and is found in many cosmetic products for hair and skin.
Pantothenic (vitamin B5) acid helps the body utilize carbohydrates, proteins, and lipids. It is also important for maintaining healthy skin.
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