Finding dates can be a challenge. It’s not as easy as finding nuts, seeds, granola bars or any other sort of grain. There are some dates that are good to use for snacks or in a smoothie but there is a large variety to choose from. This article will give you some ideas of what to get and maybe motivate you to start gathering the nuts and grains that you need for your next date.
You may be able to find dates fruit wholesalers at farmer markets in your area. Many farmers markets have all sorts of different foods, including fresh fruits and vegetables. Look for dates in the produce section. If you can’t find any at your market you might be able to find them online. There are a few suppliers that sell exclusively to the internet.
You can also search online for other kinds of fruits or vegetables that are available wholesaled. One example would be frozen produce. Some wholesalers sell both fruits and vegetables. Check out their prices for shipping costs and other fees. You don’t want to pay more than the value of the product so be sure you know what you are getting before you buy.
Check your local fruit stores for any left over seasonal fruits and vegetables. Some farmers markets keep their produce fresh until the middle of May. Since they have to get rid of it they will offer big discounts to customers who bring in their produce. Call the local fruit shop to find out when they will be offering their great deals and what dates they will have.
If you’re buying fresh fruits and vegetables you should always check the expiry dates before you buy. You don’t want to be buying rotten produce that will cost you money. The best way to be certain that a fruit is fresh is to weigh it, cut it open and look at the stem and the end of the apple or orange to see if it has a brown spot on the skin that indicates it is past its prime.
You can buy super fresh dates at farmer’s markets and organic food stores. These types of produce will have the best quality. They will still be safe to eat as long as you store them properly and don’t put them in the fridge or allow them to freeze. This is a great way to save money and find the best quality produce that you can afford.