Now Featuring - Medjool Dates!

Now Featuring - Medjool Dates!

With so many new items arriving here at South Coast Bulk Foods it’s hard to highlight just one, but this week’s new product in the news is our fabulous Medjool dates!  Dates make a great and healthy snack, and Medjool’s are particular favorites because of their rich, almost caramel-like taste and soft, chewy texture.  Medjool dates originated in Morocco, and the date palms that produce them (Phoenix dactylifera) were imported to Nevada in the 1970’s.  They’re currently grown here in the US in southern California, southwestern Arizona, and around Las Vegas.  We offer Sunlit Organics dates which are grown by Bard Valley Date Growers located near Yuma, Arizona.  Many people don’t realize that growing dates is a labor-intensive process: it takes around seven years for a tree to start producing, and once that happens the growers have to head up into the trees to tend the dates often. A big problem is pilfering by birds, so as they mature dates are wrapped in mesh bags for protection.  But the effort is definitely worth it- our organic Medjool dates make a tasty snack anytime!

 

Don’t forget here at So Co Bulk Foods we offer free delivery in Narragansett and South Kingstown, and there are a number of options for ordering.  You can place an order here at our online store (located at southcoastbulkfoods.com) where we accept all major credit cards and PayPal, and options at check-out pay by cash or check.  If you’d like to pick up your order instead of having it delivered, we’re located at Buzz Coffeehouse, 148 Boon Street in Narragansett (next to Crazy Burger) and are around in the late afternoons and Saturdays – hours are on our website.  We custom package all our orders at Buzz and you can place an order with us there and we’ll get it ready for you right away.  You can also order via email at info@southcoastbulkfoods.com, or give us a call at (401)965-9470.  Hope to see or hear from you soon!

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