Question: Why do dates cost so much?

Like many delicacies, Medjools are pricey because their cultivation is a complex and labor-intensive process. Soft dates such as the Medjool are so delicate that most are picked individually by hand rather than in large clusters.

How much do dates cost?

$43.60 / 5lb bag ($8.72/lb)QuantityPrice per bag1$43.60/bag ($8.72/lb)2$42.70/bag ($8.54/lb)3+$40.45/bag ($8.09/lb)

What is so special about dates?

Excellent Natural Sweetener Dates are a source of fructose, which is a natural type of sugar found in fruit. For this reason, dates are very sweet and also have a subtle caramel-like taste. They make a great healthy substitute for white sugar in recipes due to the nutrients, fiber and antioxidants that they provide.

Are dates expensive?

Like many delicacies, Medjools are pricey because their cultivation is a complex and labor-intensive process. Soft dates such as the Medjool are so delicate that most are picked individually by hand rather than in large clusters.

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