Date powder or date sugar is a sweetener that is made from dried dates and comes in the form of coarse and fine grain powder, and unlike regular sugar, date powder has more nutritional benefits.
Special properties of date powder
By drying dates and producing powder from them, while increasing the shelf time of second and third grade dates, it is possible to use them in the formulation of industrial foods as an alternative to all or part of the consumed sugar.
Depending on the type of date and the percentage of pulp attached to the kernel, the color of the date powder is from light cream to brown. The size of this product is produced according to the type of grinding machines with different grades.
Nutrients and benefits of date powder
Date powder is rich in fiber, antioxidants, iron and other essential vitamins for children and can be used as a natural sweetener for baby food because the nutrients, minerals and proteins in date powder help children grow.
Date powder is also rich in vitamins needed by bodybuilders and athletes. It also has high fiber which is suitable for those who are looking for weight loss or fitness.
Date powder contains iron, calcium, phosphorus, niacin and pyridoxine, as well as a proven source of antioxidants with strong antioxidant effects.
Date powder also has the highest amount of antioxidants compared to other sugars
Storage, packaging and export conditions of Date powder
Date powder has a low moisture content and the absence of any impurities and additives, it can be stored for a long time without refrigeration.