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Dates

Date, the fruit of the date palm -Phoenix dactylifera-. Dry or soft dates are eaten out-of-hand, or may be pitted and stuffed with fillings such as almonds, walnuts, pecans, candied orange and lemon peel, tahini, marzipan or cream cheese.

Nutrition facts

Average nutrition facts for the 1775 products of the Dates category for which nutrition facts are known (out of 2039 products).

Nutrition facts
Nutrition facts As sold
for 100 g / 100 ml
Standard deviation Minimum 10th centile Median 90th centile Maximum
Energy 1,240 kj
(296 kcal)
78 kj
(19 kcal)
0 kj
(0 kcal)
1,130 kj
(270 kcal)
1,230 kj
(294 kcal)
1,380 kj
(329 kcal)
7,640 kj
(1830 kcal)
Fat 0.304 g 0.207 g 0 g 0 g 0.3 g 0.5 g 50 g
Saturated fat 0.065 g 0.091 g 0 g 0 g 0 g 0.2 g 17.3 g
Trans fat 0 g 0 g 0 g 0 g 0 g 0 g 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg 0 mg 0 mg 0 mg 0 mg 0 mg 696 mg
Carbohydrates 69.2 g 4.96 g 0 g 61.3 g 69 g 75 g 194 g
Sugars 60.9 g 9.14 g 0 g 44.9 g 63.4 g 68 g 117 g
Fiber 7.11 g 1.55 g 0 g 4 g 7.5 g 9 g 89 g
Proteins 2.24 g 0.398 g 0 g 1.8 g 2.2 g 3 g 42.3 g
Salt 0.022 g 0.037 g 0 g 0 g 0.01 g 0.1 g 18.2 g
Alcohol 0 % vol 0 % vol 0 % vol 0 % vol 0 % vol 0 % vol 0 % vol
Vitamin A 32.4 µg 67 µg 0 µg 0 µg 0 µg 150 µg 60,000,000 µg
Vitamin C (ascorbic acid) 0.073 mg 0.344 mg 0 mg 0 mg 0 mg 1.2 mg 3 mg
Vitamin B1 (Thiamin) 310 mg 897 mg 0 mg 0.036 mg 0.11 mg 3,000 mg 6,000 mg
Potassium 637 mg 116 mg 6.7 mg 474 mg 655 mg 750 mg 696,000 mg
Calcium 53.8 mg 16.2 mg 0 mg 40 mg 50 mg 100 mg 80,000 mg
Iron 1.43 mg 1.06 mg 0 mg 0.68 mg 0.947 mg 3.6 mg 2,160 mg
Magnesium 58.7 mg 26.3 mg 23 mg 35 mg 54 mg 136 mg 54,000 mg
  • Packaging materials


    Material % of products containing mostly the material Mean packaging weight per 100 g of product (for products that contain mostly the material) % of products containing the material Mean packaging weight per 100 g of product (for products that contain the material) Mean packaging weight per 100 g of product (relative to all products)
    Paper or cardboard 57.1% 8.6 g 71.4% 6.9 g 5 g
    Plastic 42.9% 3.9 g 71.4% 2.4 g 2 g
    Glass 0% 0% 0 g
    Metal 0% 0% 0 g
    Unknown 0% 14.3% 0.3 g 0 g
    Total - - - - 7 g