Grown in the arid California desert , the brown and saccharine date is man's oldest cultivated fruit.
There are many grades of Medjool dates: Jumbo Medjool Dates are the largest, sweetest, juiciest and are the cream of the crop. Only 5% of the entire crop makes this grade. Large Medjool Dates grade are the same quality, wonderfully sweet and less moist as the jumbos, only smaller size. Extra Fancy grade dates contains mixed sizes of fruit, but may have minor skin imperfections and will have some loose or broken skin. They are still very good but didn't make the Jumbo or Large grade.Fancy grade dates are smaller than the extra fancy grade and also have some skin imperfections. Any of these grades of dates can be used for cooking,baking stuffing or eating.
Jumbo and Soft - Wet grade Medjool dates are much more moist and sweet than the previous dates mentioned,these dates are not for cooking and are a delicate date that we only ship in cooler weather.