Information about Fruits: Dates

About dates, information about the fruit, production, history and varieties in the world.



Iraq leads in world production and Algeria and Tunisia are other large producers. In the U.S. dates are grown in Southern California and Arizona. A yearly festival is held in Indio, Calif., exhibiting the many varieties. They provide lots of sugar and minerals, are laxative and helpful to weak stomachs. For a nutritious drink, try heating 4 or 5 pitted dates slowly in a pan with a glassful of milk, until the milk becomes tan, then add vanilla.

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