What are Dates?
Indulge yourself in this popular Emirati delicacy that is dates. Dates are fruit from palm trees that are enjoyed fresh or dried. Dates are said to have existed at least 50 million years ago and are a staple in Middle Eastern countries. There are more than 400 varieties of dates in the UAE. The most popular dates are the Khidri and Kholas. Dates are often given as gifts during Ramadan and eaten to break the Ramadan fast.