At Leja Farms we as growers have great resources to provide you with more information about dates:
History of the Date
The origin of the date palm is lost in antiquity. It gave a means of existence to thousands of people. It has been said to offer man "three hundred and sixty" uses including thread, needles, baskets, lumber, mattresses, rope, numerous other household items and an integral part of their diet.
For more History of the Date go to http://www.datesaregreat.com/history.asp
California Dates are loaded with the energy you need...
California Dates are loaded with potassium. Athletes who tax their bodies to the max know the importance of potassium.
Ounce per ounce, pound per pound, California Dates are one of the best sources of potassium...naturally. California Dates have the explosive energy you want and your body needs.
For more Nutritional information go to http://www.datesaregreat.com/energyhome.asp
Cooking with Dates
California Dates provide a flavor and texture that great Chef's can't find anywhere else...
Your salad won't quickly be forgotten when you add the sweet kiss of California Dates.
Oriental stir-fry collects an unexplainably delicious difference with California Dates.
And of course you haven't served the desert "To-Die-For" until you've added the zest of California Dates to your California Creme Brulee.
For more information on Cooking go to http://www.datesaregreat.com/cookinghome.asp
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