Ingrained in Emirati culture and religion, dates are the national fruit of the UAE. These tasty treats are a staple item in most Middle Eastern households. The Date Room’s produce is harvested and grown directly in the UAE at the Date Palm Oasis farm in Al Ain.
The Date Room offers a wide variety of dates, these are the six most popular; Kholas, Fard, Lulu, Bumaan, Khadrawi and Razaiz. An ideal snack to help you get through the day, dates are highly nutritious, full of antioxidants and high in fibre.
Kholas date taste like candied caramels that will satisfy any sweet craving. These delicious dates are packed with natural fibers, minerals and sugar to give you the energy to get you through a busy day. These dates are sweet and sticky and melt in the mouth like candy.
These fat free dates are jam-packed with calcium, vitamins, iron, minerals and are cholesterol free. These delightful tasty treats can be enjoyed in moderation to enjoy weight loss benefits. These dates are smaller in size, with a tender skin and a sweet flavour.
Characterized by their luxurious and distinctive qualities, Lulu dates are dark brown with a juicy texture and rounded shape. Lulu dates are extremely popular and highly anticipated as they are only found during the middle of the harvesting seasons. They are more round in shape than other dates and are delicious to taste.
The Bumaan dates are a healthy substitute for sugary treats as they contain natural sugars like glucose, sucrose and fructose. The Bumaan dates health benefits include containing nutrients, natural sugars and they are even used as a remedy to help soothe stomach aches.
These dates are packed with minerals and nutrients such as manganese, copper and selenium meaning these are great for healthy bones, blood sugar regulation and fighting off toxins in the body. These dates are stout and oval in shape and the perfect snack.
These medium sized Razaiz dates are dark in color and balanced in sweetness. These dates are low in the simple carbohydrates that can contribute to diabetes and obesity so can be enjoyed by all.
The Date Room has a rich Emirati heritage. The homegrown brand sources its dates from The Date Palm Oasis farm right here in Al Ain, UAE. The farm is recognised by UNESCO as World Heritage Preserved site, making The Date Room’s dates, extra special.
Dates are nutritionally rich in vitamins and minerals which makes them the ideal snack. They are cherished for their health benefits but also their association with hospitality and generosity in the Arab world.