Medjool is the most refined variety of dates. It is large in size, plump, deliciously soft, sweet and tender, making it the "fruit of kings".
Dates are an excellent source of dietary fibre and are high in energy.
Medjool life cycle :
Several stages of harvest on trees from September to December according to the degree of ripeness.
First stage : the Medjool is fresh, extremely soft and refined, and requires refrigeration, with a short shelf life such as fresh fruit (2 months recommended).
Second stage, beginning of drying on the tree : the Medjool is semi-fresh and soft, with a 6 month shelf life.
Third stage : The Medjool is dry, with a 12-18 month shelf life. Available year round.
Exquisito Medjool is a 100% natural, semi-fresh date.
From South Africa