About Thoory Dates
Thoory means “The bull's date”. Thoory date fruit is often referred to as the "bread date" because of their firm, pastry-like texture. This dry, organic date has a semi-sweet, peanut-like, nutty flavor similar to cashews. These fresh dates are California grown!
Flavor - Semi-sweet, peanut-like (nutty) flavor
Texture - Semi-Dry, firm
Color - Golden, light brown
Size - Medium
Origin - Fougala, about 25 miles southwest of Biskra, Algeria.
Package Types - 10lb, 5lb, 2lb
Availability Rating - Abundant
The THOORY DATE was introduced in 1900 from Fougala, about 25 miles southwest of Biskra, Algeria. The variety is said to have originated at Tolga near Fougala, a date-growing center at the border of the Sahara, south of the Atlas Mountains.
However, most of the Thoory palms in commercial plantings are apparently traceable to a few off-shoots obtained later along with the large Deglet Noor importations. In 1946, there were about 580 Thoory palms in the Coachella and Imperial Valleys.
Today, we grow Thoory here at Oasis Date Gardens.
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
Thoory 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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- GLOBAL G.A.P