The great range of date varieties can be classified in three groups depending on their maturation in the tree; they can be soft, semi dry and Dry. Piarom Dates also known as Maryami Dates or ‘chocolate dates’, are arguably one of the most delicious semi-dried varieties of dates in the world. Piarom dates are unique in taste and appearance.
Piarom Dates are long, slender, oval dates, with thin skin and almost black in color. They are around 3-5 cm in size (larger than other date varieties), and are considered semi-dried due to their low moisture content of less than 15%, lower than other varieties of Dates.
Name: Piarom Dates
Color: Black–Brown, Long, Slender, Oval, Soft, Thin, Meaty, Fully-cling to the flesh
Size: 3 – 5 cm
Moisture: Under %15
Taste: Sweet with suitable sugar
Types: Pitted and Unpitted
Shelf Life: At room temperature about 18 Months, under interim fumigation
Usage: Used pitted or unpitted for direct consumption especially as nuts with shelled nuts. Used for diabetic people because of its low sugar.
Hazelnuts have a sweet flavor and can be eaten raw, roasted or ground into a paste. One ounce (28 grams, or about 20 whole kernels) of hazelnuts containe:
Total fat: 17 grams
Protein: 4.2 grams
Carbs: 4.7 grams
Fiber: 2.7 grams
Vitamin E: 21% of the RDI
Thiamin: 12% of the RDI
Magnesium: 12% of the RDI
Copper: 24% of the RDI
Manganese: 87% of the RDI
Hazelnuts also contain decent amounts of vitamin B6, folate, phosphorus, potassium and zinc.
Sun Dried Fig