Medjool Dates is to many the most favorite type of dates, in addition to size and taste it has many health benefits.
Medjool dates can be eaten fresh or dried. When dried they can be stored for long periods of time.
Medjool Dates are grown along the western border of Jordan, along the Jordan River all the way down to Wadi Araba. This area provides an ideal climate for Medjools, with few similar areas worldwide.
The majority of Palm Date Trees grown in Jordan are Medjool Date Trees.
It is estimated that In 2015 Jordan has planted a total of 300,000 trees producing 15,000 tons.
The size of farms vary from a few hundred trees to thousands of trees.
Many of the larger size farms own and manage past harvest facilities that include sorting and grading machines, fumigation, packing and cold storage.