Ramadan and Fairtrade: growing Dates in Palestine

Medjoul dates on a patterned plate

During the month of Ramadan, Muslims traditionally break their fast at Suhoor by eating dates. Dates are the fruit born from the date palm tree and have multiple health benefits; they have an excellent nutrition profile (hence why Muslims break their fast with this snack), they are high in fibre, high in calories (the good kind), high in antioxidants, and most importantly – they are sweet and delicious!